20 Delicious Dehydrator Recipes to Try this Weekend

Have you recently purchase a food dehydrator, and you're just not sure about what recipe to start with? If so, then stick around for a few minutes and discover some of the most delicious dehydrator recipes you can start with right away.  

We looked all over to gather a collection of delicious recipes for you to easily prepare with your dehydrator. You'll discover several creative and unique ideas in which you can enjoy, and share with all your family and friends. Check it out: 

1. Cheesy Kale Chips

By now, you've probably heard of or seen the leafy green vegetable known as kale. It's  packed with all sorts of goodness such as potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, fiber, chlorophyll and the list can go on of all the health benefits. One of the most delicious recipes you can start making with your dehydrator is the ever so awesome kale chips. Militza, the creator behind this Cheesy Kale Chips recipe who used her L’EQUIP Food Dehydrator, unveils the ingredients and instructions used to produce this magnificent snack. See the full recipe over at littlegreendot.com  

2. Crunchy Raw Buckwheat Granola

Here's a super granola recipe, shared by Dawn from smallfootprintfamily.com, that will help you stray away from highly processed cereals filled with sugar and all sorts of non-nutritious ingredients. You can easily make this raw and nutritious granola delight with your food dehydrator and retain a variety of live healthy nutritional properties such as Omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, calcium, fiber and a host of other goodness.  Follow Dawn's full recipe here.

3. Raw Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet potatoes are packed with all sorts of nutritional goodness, such as vitamin C, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 manganese, coppe, pantothenic acid. They are also a good source of phosphorus, fiber, potassium as well as niacin. Using an Excalibur food dehydrator, the video above demonstrates how to make make this nutrient rich snack. So get your sweet potatoes lined up along with your dehydrator to get going on these.

4. Avocado Bagels

Ever thought of what else you can do with those avocados sitting on your counter? Well, this Avocado Bagel recipe will put them to work for sure.  Russell James, the Raw Chef extraordinaire, shares the yummy details on how to create this master piece of a bagel. It's certain to out-do any breakfast bagel out there. Check out the entiere recipe over at therawchef.com

5. Fruit Leather

Another yummy dehydrator recipe that can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike, is the fruit leather.  This recipe is especially useful if you have fruits lying around, and aren't sure what to do them. Well, let Elise, from SimplyRecipes.com, explain the steps on how to put these fruits to use and create this wonderful dehydrator treat. You can see the full recipe at simplyrecipes.com

6. Raw Coconut Wraps

Tiffany, from the CoconutMama.com, is all about coconuts and its amazing health benefits. She shares this simple and easy to make recipe that will have you going coco for coconuts!  This recipe will allow you to create one large coconut wrap, or you can make smaller wrap sizes if you prefer. See how Tiffany turns this coconut wrap into scrumptious raw crepe over at thecoconutmama.com

7. Simple Homemade Sun-Dried Tomatoes

A real simple and tasty sun-dried tomato recipe, from Jill Winger over at The Prairie Homestead, that's really just that, 'Simple' . This recipe calls for some ingredients including firm tomatoes, your choice of basil or oregano, and then you can put them to work in your dehydrator.  In the end, you'll get a healthy tomato snack in your hand, packed with nutritional value.  Get the full instructions from Jill at theprairiehomestead.com

8. Cherry Berry Energy Cookies

Here's a no guilt super cookie recipe from Young and Raw that will boost you up instead of slow you down. It's packed with a powerhouse combination of golden flax seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, dates, dried cherries, coconut, pumpkin seeds, pink salt and a few other ingredients to give you both a tasty and energizing snack.   Power-up and get going with this cookie recipe with the instructions from youngandraw.com

9. Crispy Dehydrator Mushroom Chips

Ever had mushroom chips? Or did you even know you can make chips out of mushrooms? Well, if you're feeling a little adventurous and want a healthy and tasty snack, this delicious Mushroom Chips Seasoned with Lemon and Garlic recipe, shared by Cara from Health Home and Happiness, should do the trick. You'll probably begin to stray away from eating a bag of potato chips after going on this adventure.  See the full recipe from Cara at healthhomeandhappiness.com

10. Dehyrated Kiwi

Cara from, Health Home and Happiness, calls this "Nature’s Sweet and Sour Candy". It's a healthy snack to grab on the go, and the kids can enjoy these without the concerns of having a belly-ache or experience any forms of tooth decay. It's an easy recipe to get started with, because all you need is just one or more kiwis, depending on how much you'd like to make. Check out the full recipe from healthhomeandhappiness.com.

11. Pumpkin Leather - aka "Portable Pumpkin Pie"

Here's a fabulous way to whip up something yummy for the family with a pumpkin during the holiday season, or just about whenever.  Laurie, from Common Sense Home, states this as a "..portable pumpkin pie". If you love pumpkin pie, then let that thought soak in for a bit. This so delish pumpkin fruit leather recipe calls for a milk of your choice, applesauce, honey, dried shredded coconut, cinnamon, nutmeg, dried cranberries, to name a few. Check out Laurie's instruction on how to make this pumpkin delight over at commonsensehome.com

12. Raw Flax Cracker

Laura-Jane, The Rawtarian, shares this Awesome Raw Flax Cracker recipe, as a nutritious snack you can count on to add some nutritional elements into your body. With some simple ingredients including flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, pecan or walnuts, almonds, onions, a medium tomato, sea salt, you could have this yummy creation in your hands and belly sooner than you think.  Head on over to therawtarian.com and get the full recipe.

13. Banana Nut Brittle

Monica,  from Bravo Paleo puts up a quick WARNING about these Banana Nut Brittles. and says "this stuff is addicting!" As good as these are, with a combination of bananas, dates, shaved coconut, flax meal, they probably won't make it to far past your dehydrator,   Get the entire recipe from Monica at bravoforpaleo.com

14. Coconut Yoghurt

Raw Chef Russell James, from The Raw Chef unveils this fantastic Coconut Yoghurt recipe.  You won't want to miss out on this so delecious yoghurt creation. Watch the video above as he walks you through the entire process.  You can also find the detailed recipe by going to therawchef.com.

15. Crispy Green Bean Chips

Here's a fun way to get some more greens and veggies into your diet, and even that of your kids. Adrienne, at the Whole New Mom, shares this quick and healthy snack, that will have the kids coming back for more.  If you're new to dehydrating, this is a great recipe to start with, as you'll become the dehydrator queen or king after putting these out. Check out her recipe here: thewholenewmom.com 

16. Crispy Eggplant Jerky

Eggplants are Awesome and you can do wonders with them in a dehydrator. If you're looking for a meat-free jerky recipe, then this is it.  Hurry and get these items lined up ( organic eggplants, organic extra virgin cold pressed olive oil, organic balsamic vinegar, organic garlic, cloves, sea salt, crackled black pepper and some organic paprika ) the follow the instruction from Robin at thankyourbody.com for achieving this flavorful eggplant jerky.

17. Lemon Dill Zucchini Chips

This is another real tasty chips recipe done with zucchinis. Karielyn from The Healthy Family and Home dives into how she makes these yummy chips  These yummy chips call for some very simple ingredients including organic zucchinis, of course, organic lemon, dill, and Himalayan pink salt. You can check out the recipe at thehealthyfamilyandhome.com.

18. Apple Rings

The popular saying goes, "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away".  Well, these dehydrated apple rings are not only a popular dehydrator recipe, they're also a healthy way to get in your daily apple consumption. They're an easy snack to make, that will keep the kids coming back for more. Getty Stewart will walk you through piecing together this tasty snack. Head over to gettystewart.com for all the instructions.

19. Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Popcorn

This Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Popcorn recipe is something to get really excited about. In fact, Amanda from rawmanda.com, expressed her excitement as she couldn't wait for these to be done before taking a bite. "It was literally impossible..." she says.  So she recommends making these the night before to resist any temptation.  Check out how she uses her Nesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator here to make this amazing recipe.  

20. Crispy Green Juice Pulp Crackers

If you're a big fan of juicing vegetables and fruits, have you ever wondered what to do with all that left over pulp?  Well, hang on and don't throw it all away just yet.  Carrie, from carrieonliving.com, shares a great way to turn that pulp into an amazing and tasty green pulp cracker using your dehydrator.  Trust me, you won't look at juicing pulp the same way again after trying out this recipe. Check out  Carrie's instructions here for more details.. 

Have you tried any of these dehydrator recipes? If so, please share your thoughts, as well as any other yummy recipe suggestions.