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Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Deliciously crisp and tender Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with creamy sauce! – Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low-Carb, Paleo, Keto, Trim Healthy Mama-S

Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks made in an air-fryer. Trim Healthy Mama-S

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Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks made in an air-fryer. Trim Healthy Mama-S

I know when you think of a recipe like this you’re usually thinking buffalo chicken wings, but I like drumsticks better than wings. So here’s a recipe for you for Buffalo chicken drumsticks made in an air fryer. The air fryer that I use is an Avalon Bay Air Fryer. It’s super easy to use and it’s price point is easier on the budget.

One of the reasons I like frying my chicken in an air fryer is because you don’t have to keep such a close eye on it like you do when you’re frying it in a bunch of oil, plus you’re not using a lot of oil!

Tips for air-fried chicken:

Before you put your chicken in the air-fryer, dry it with a paper towel to get rid of any excess moisture.

Once you place your chicken in the basket, spritz it with avocado or olive oil using a mister/sprayer. My favorite mister/sprayer is this Evo set. It’s easy to keep avocado oil in one and olive oil in the other so that you have either for whenever you need them.

Another tip for when you are using the air-fryer or frying anything is if you give your food a light sprinkling of pepper and then when it’s time to turn them over it’s easy to see which ones you have already turned.

I use glucommanan powder in my sauce to thicken it. If you haven’t used it before, it’s a low-carb thickener and you do not need to use very much. If you buy a container of it, it will last a long time. I use it in a lot of my frosty type drinks, like Frosted Lemonade and Frosted Mocha.

My favorite brand of store-bought mayonnaise is Just Mayo. I like that it’s free of a lot of the common allergen’s including soy! I have a family member that can’t have soy and so many times when you find something gluten free and dairy free it will include soy. So Just Mayo makes this mama happy! Of course, if you prefer you can make your mayo from scratch.

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Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Air-Fried Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks made in an air-fryer. Trim Healthy Mama-S

Deliciously crisp and tender chicken legs with a creamy buffalo sauce.

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Yield: 2-3 servings
  • Category: Dinner

Ingredients

5-6 chicken legs (depends on the size of your air-fryer’s basket)
Avocado oil or olive oil in a mister
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 cup gluten-free chicken broth
2 tablespoons mayonnaise (I like Just Mayo)
2 tablespoons Frank’s hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon glucomannan powder

Instructions

Rinse chicken legs and pat dry with a paper towel. Mist the air-fryer basket with oil and place chicken legs in the basket. Mist the top side of the chicken legs with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Air fry the chicken legs at 375° for 10 minutes. Turn the legs over and spritz with oil and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Air fry again for 10 minutes.

Check on the chicken legs, they will need 5-10 more minutes of air frying so give them another spritz of oil and turn them if needed then continue air frying.

After about 20 minutes of air frying the chicken legs, begin making the sauce. Put the chicken broth, mayonaise, hot sauce, onion powder in a small pan over medium-low heat and whisk to make smooth. While whisking slowly add the glucomannan powder. Whisk for about a minute and continue heating on medium-low heat.

Whisk the sauce a few times as it heats up. It will begin to thicken after 5-6 minutes. Do not add anymore glucomannan. It really only takes a little bit to thicken. Once it’s heated and thickened remove from heat.

Check the legs. They should be crispy and fried. Use a fork and knife and cut one to make sure the juices are clear. The meat should be very tender.

Use tongs to move legs to a serving platter and pour the buffalo sauce over the legs. You can also put some of the sauce in a small bowl to use as a dipping sauce. Enjoy!

 

This recipe was inspired from a recipe in the book Paleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot.

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Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake

Warm, gooey, chocolatey goodness is just a few short minutes away in this easy to make Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake. Dairy-free, low-carb, keto, THM-S

Chocolate Lava Cake with a spoon dipping out the ooey-gooey center.(Some links in this post may be affiliate links which means I earn a percentage, at no cost to you, when you make a purchase. See my disclosure policy here.)

Chocolate Lava Cake freshly baked in an air fryer.

This quick and easy single serve gluten-free chocolate lava cake may not look too exciting when it first comes out of the air fryer, but be assured there’s lots of yumminess just under the surface! If you don’t have an air fryer this could also be baked in an oven. I love being able to use the air fryer for single serve desserts like this one and not have to heat up the big oven, though. I use an Avalon Bay Air Fryer, it’s simple to use, is reasonably priced, and has great reviews on Amazon. And yes, you could use a microwave in even shorter amount of time, but I haven’t had one for years and I like how the air fryer bakes this cake.

 

Chocolate Lava Cake with a spoon dipping into the gooey center.

Here we go dipping into the center to get to all that ooey-gooey, chocolatey goodness.

Chocolate Lava Cake with spoon lifting out the ooey-gooey goodness.

There it is! Chocolatey yumminess!

Air Fryer Chocolate Lava Cake full of ooey-gooey yumminess.

Just look at that, it’s so satisfying and yummy!

For this blog post, I mixed the cake batter in a different bowl and then poured it into the two-cup glass Pyrex dish, that way the sides would be clean for the pictures, but I normally mix it right in the dish that I’m baking it in.

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S is for satisfying, has healthy fats and is low-carb.

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Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake

Delicious gluten-free chocolate lava cake made in an air fryer.

Warm, gooey chocolatey goodness is just a few short minutes away in this easy to make Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake. Low-Carb, Keto, THM-S

  • Author: MamaShire

Ingredients

1 egg
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons non-GMO erythritol
1/8 teaspoon Now Brand Better Stevia
1 tablespoon golden flaxmeal
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
1/2 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder
dash of vanilla
pinch of Himalayan salt

Instructions

Whisk all ingredients in a two-cup glass Pyrex dish or ramekin.
Preheat air fryer at 350° for just a minute.
Place glass dish with cake mix into air fryer and bake at 350° for 8-9 minutes.
Carefully remove dish with an oven mitt.
Let cool for a few minutes and then enjoy!

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Creamy and smooth chocolate avocado pudding. This rich and healthy chocolate pudding is amazing! Keto, THM-S, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Sugar-free.

Dairy-free creamy chocolate pudding that is on plan with Trim Healthy Mama and Keto

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Bowl of creamy chocolate pudding made with avocados. Healthy and delicious!

This pudding is one of my favorite foods ever! I love chocolate and avocados together. Put these two together and you have a powerhouse of nutrition and taste!

You can use cocoa powder or raw cacao powder. Either will taste great, but if you want to pack an extra nutritional boost go for the raw cacao.

 

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Bowl of creamy chocolate pudding made with avocados. Healthy and delicious!

Creamy and delicious chocolate pudding made with avocados. Sugar-free and dairy-free. Keto, THM-S

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Category: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 3 small avocados
  • 1/2 cup cashew milk, almond or coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup non-GMO erythritol
  • 1/2 teaspoon Now Better Stevia
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • 3/4 teaspoons vanilla
  • pinch of Himalayan salt

Instructions

  1. Put avocados in the blender first and then add other ingredients. Blend slowly to start with so the cacao powder blends and doesn’t just fly all over the bender. After the cacao is blending in turn up the blender and blend well. You may need to scrape down the sides. Just be sure to get all of the avocado blended.

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Gluten-Free Lemon Cake with Lemon Frosting

Delightful Gluten-Free Lemon Cake. Perfect for birthdays and holidays! But any day will work! Sugar-free, Dairy-free, Keto, Low-carb, THM-S

Gluten-Free Lemon Cake - Keto, Dairy-Free, Trim Healthy Mama, Grain-Free

 

This delightful cake is full of healthy ingredients! It goes perfectly with the Keto, Low-Carb, and Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle.

Gluten-Free Lemon Cake - Keto, Low-carb, THM_S

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Gluten-Free Lemon Cake - Keto, Low-carb, THM-S

 

Gluten-Free Lemon Cake - Keto, Low-carb, THM-S

The first time I made this cake it was deep in the middle of winter and it was so delightful to taste a burst of lemon in this cake! It brought some sunshine right into the kitchen!

Gluten-Free Lemon Cake - Keto, Low-carb, THM-S

Tips and tricks for making Gluten-Free Lemon Cake:

  • I used 9″ round cake pans for this cake. If you want the cake to be a little taller you may want to use 8″ pans.
  • You could easily switch this recipe to cupcakes and bake them around 20-25 minutes.
  • If you do not need it to be dairy free, use your favorite frosting recipe and add in the lemon extract.
  • The frosting calls for your sweetener to be powdered. You can easily do this by putting your sweetener in a blender or coffee grinder and blend until powdered.
  • The palm shortening that I use is Spectrum Organic Shortening. You may be able to find it cheaper at your local grocery store.

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Gluten-Free Lemon Cake with Lemon Frosting

Gluten-Free Lemon Cake - MamaShire.com

Delightful Gluten-Free Lemon Cake. Perfect for birthdays and holidays! But any day will work! Sugar-free, Dairy-free, Keto, Low-carb, THM-S

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Category: Dessert

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients

Lemon Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 cup palm shortening
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon powdered homemade sweetener* or powdered xylitol
  • 4 teaspoons coconut flour
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

Instructions

Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line two 8″ or 9″ round cake pans with parchment paper or spray a 9″ x 13″ cake pan with coconut cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together melted coconut oil, erythritol, stevia, almond milk, eggs, and lemon extract.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and beat until smooth.
  5. Divide batter evenly between round cake pans and smooth out with a spatula. Batter will be thick.
  6. Bake until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25-30 minutes. Place the cake pans on a wire rack to cool. Cool completely before adding frosting.

Frosting Instructions:

  1. Put all ingredients, except coconut oil, in medium size bowl and beat until smooth.
  2. Add in the coconut oil and mix until well blended.
  3. Fill and frost round cake layers.

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