Cook healthy, easy meals with this incredibly affordable air fryer

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Air frying is a cheap and healthier alternative to deep frying food. (Getty Images)
Air frying is a cheap and healthier alternative to deep frying food. (Getty Images)

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Many of us want to eat more healthily in 2022.

From trying out Veganuary to simply adding more fruit and vegetables into the diet, new year is the best time to try out new meals for a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Having the right tools to cook with is essential for achieving this.

By investing in an air fryer, you can you be sure you're eating the best ingredients, while also saving money by making tasty food at home.

So, if you want cook healthily but don't want to splash out on a brand new kitchen set, the Ambiano Halogen Air Fryer is a great tool to get your hands on.

Why we rate it

At just £29.99 from Aldi, the Ambiano Halogen Air Fryer makes delicious meals which are lower in fat and calories than deep fat frying.

Air frying works by circulating hot air around the food, using fine oil droplets.

This creates a crispy exterior which tastes just as good as traditional frying but does not pose the same health risks.

You can still cook delicious food without using excessive amounts of oil. (Getty Images)
You can still cook delicious food without using excessive amounts of oil. (Aldi)

£29.99 at Aldi

Several studies have shown that heating food using an air fryer produces fewer calories than deep fat frying, with greasy fried foods proven to increase the risk of serious conditions such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Some studies have also shown that air fryers produce lower levels of a harmful compound called acrylamide which has been linked with an increased risk of certain types of cancer when consumed in high amounts.

This air fryer in particular is great because it has thermostatic temperature controls, a timer function and 1200-1400W of power, allowing you to easily adjust the heat for different ingredients. Its temperature range of which is around 60°C-250°C.

It also comes with a safety switch to prevent accidents, with lights that indicate power and heating.

Air frying is thought to be a lot safer than deep frying when the instructions are followed correctly, as there is less risk of the oil spilling or catching fire.

What's more, this fryer comes with a pair of tongs, two chrome plate racks, a cooking basket and an extended ring.

Plus, there's no need to worry about cleaning it, the fryer can be put in the dishwasher.

For only £29.99, it's easy to see why the affordable kitchen gadget is already flying off the shelves.

Buy it: Ambiano Halogen Air Fryer | £29.99 from Aldi

£29.99 at Aldi

Or, if you want to spend a little more.

Aldi has just release the £39.99 Ambiano Air Fryer today, which comes with a digital control panel with with eight preset programmes.

Buy it: Ambiano Air Fryer | £39.99

£39.99 at Aldi

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