A New Way to Enjoy Fried Foods Without the Guilt!

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Ever feel super guilty for eating fried foods? I certainly do. There are some days that is all I have eaten and I feel like a sow. There is another, new way to enjoy fried foods without the guilt. I found a really nice appliance that will help you fry foods easier and you will have no guilt devouring it! Sounds too good to be true, but…

Air Fryer

I was introduced to the Power Air Fryer XL™ from Tristar Products. This looks like one cool appliance. The Power Air Fryer XL™ effortlessly delivers a crispy, fried meal without the added fat and calories. Are you listening now?

Meals are cooked in a whirlwind of superheated air that reaches up to 400 degrees. With the help of Power Air Fryer XL™’s rapid air technology, you’ll no longer have to sacrifice taste or deal with grease splatters and oil in order to enjoy your favorite foods.

Air Fryer

Here are the other perks that Power Air Fryer XL™ provides:

– A digital, one-touch panel with seven preset programs
– Dishwasher safe for an easy cleanup
– A load basket with non-stick coating
– Ability to roast, air fry, bake, steam, sauté and grill

All that you have to do is a choose a recipe, load the ingredients, pick a setting and eat! Check out the below comparisons and see how Power Air Fryer XL™ cuts calories by 80%.

Air Fryer



The 3.4 ($119.97) and 5.3 quarts ($149.97) units can be purchased through powerairfryer.com in either red or black. You can also find them in retail stores like Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohls, Target or online at Amazon.com.


One person is going to win the Power Air Fryer XL™ from Tristar Products!


The contest is open to US 18+. Giveaway will end on February 5, 2017, at 11:59 PM MT. The winner will have 48 hours to confirm their win, after I email them, or a new winner will be chosen. I am not responsible for lost or stolen mail.


  1. laurie murley says:

    I would love to try French fries in this air fryer

  2. Richard Hicks says:

    I would have to try fries first

  3. What would you cook first in the Air Fryer if you won it?

    Don’t you mean WHO would you cook first…with some fava beans and a nice chianti.

    Just kidding, I have not been a serial killer for years…I am thinking a bunch of french fries would be tasty.

  4. It’s not one of their recipes but I would make bacon wrapped brussel sprouts or plantain fries. YUM! 🙂

  5. mizztara71 says:

    I would try the blooming onions first.

  6. Diane baum says:

    Wow-wish I had know about this, perfect for healthy fried chicken

  7. sweet potato fries

  8. Sue Barney says:

    I would make Boneless Breaded Chicken Strips first! Yum!

  9. Leah Shumack says:

    I would want to try french fries first!

  10. I’d make Spring Rolls

  11. I will make fried chicken!

  12. French fries

  13. Christopher Jones says:

    Tater tots

  14. Chicken wings and fries! Yum!!

  15. I would make French fries and chicken strips.

  16. I would have to start out with french fries

  17. Hands down, I would cook some french fries first.

  18. Michelle S. says:

    I would make the french fries first and then I would probably try the blooming onion right away as well.

  19. I would make french fries first.

  20. I would cook french fries in the air fryer.

  21. French fries! Wonderful alternative to deep frying! 🙂

  22. I would cook french fries.

  23. Jennifer H. says:

    I would make fried chicken.

  24. If I won I would make some chicken breast tenders first.

  25. The first thing I would cook are onion rings.

  26. Elizabeth Tarlow says:

    I’d love to make some “unfried” Chicken!!

  27. Seyma Shabbir says:

    I would love to make fried chicken or fried cauliflower!

  28. I would cook up some chicken wings! YUM!

  29. Melina Mantle says:

    Would love to cook a whole CHICKEN.

  30. Jessica Lee says:

    I would make breaded tofu and cauliflower wings!!

  31. I would make the rib eye steak & chicken tenders.

  32. i’d make some french fries

  33. Kimberly Matlack says:

    The first thing I would make would be fried chicken.

  34. First I’d make French fries, just to try it out.

  35. If I won I would first cook french fries!

  36. I would have to make the Mac’N Cheese Balls first.

  37. I would make beer battered halibut or cod

  38. Christine Lee says:

    Love the sound of this! Sounds so convenient. I would definitely make french fries in here.

  39. Susan Smith says:

    I would make french fries.

  40. Leba Chajet says:

    I would want to make home made French fries!

  41. We love our chicken, so I would cook a whole fryer in it. Great taste without the grease.

  42. I would cook onion rings and mozzarella sticks

  43. I would cook a chicken

  44. lissa crane says:

    There are so many things I would love to make, the whole first row looks delicious, but the very first thing I would cook would be the Blooming Onion! This is my favorite when we go out to eat and that’s not very often, so I would love to be able to make it myself at home!

  45. christina moore says:

    I would cook a chicken, I need this fryer

  46. I would make some REAL fried chicken and some french fries. I would go crazy and cook everything.

  47. The first thing I would cook would be some homemade sweet potato frys and pickles.

  48. christine burd says:

    A whole chicken breast is what I would want to try first in this air fryer

  49. Geena Jean O'Banion says:

    I keep wanting to enter each day….but I do not have the tech smarts.

  50. I would make all kinds of snacking things all at once wings onion rings mozzarella sticks breaded zuchinni

  51. Fried Chicken I love Fried Chicken

  52. ColleenMarie says:

    I would make a chicken in the air fryer.

  53. I want to try cooking chicken and french fries!

  54. Terry Stevens says:

    I would make chicken wings and sweet potato fries.

  55. I would fry some chicken.

  56. Laurie Nykaza says:

    Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots looks so good love to try these

  57. Tammy Catterton says:

    I have to say chicken wings here

  58. I’d like to try the buffalo wings!!

  59. Pam French says:

    I would cook grilled chicken first I think. I have watched the infomercial so much & would love to try several things in it.

  60. I would fix a Bloomin Onion first.

  61. Jeri Accardo says:

    It would be the coconut shrimp for sure!!

  62. Well now, I have been watching this infomercial for awhile on this product & it looks amazing! I would first make fried chicken breasts & then I would make some doughnut holes which I would then cover in cinnamon & splenda. What a great meal this would be & much healthier than it usually is.

  63. Terra Heck says:

    I’d first make mozzarella sticks in it. Thanks.

  64. I would make fries

  65. suzy BERTRAND says:

    fried chicken then onion rings

  66. Catfish

  67. Sonya Allstun says:

    i would try the Blooming Onion

  68. I would like to make a duck in the Air Fryer.

  69. Robin Yost says:

    I would cook wings and fries!

  70. i would try the Blooming Onion for sure.

  71. Linda Bragg says:

    I would love to try french fries first if I won.

  72. Hubby would want me to cook him some shrimp (eeeeek) first, but I would really love some good french fries.

  73. Christopher Higuera says:

    Oh my, they have a recipe for the Bloomin’ Onion. The only reason I go to Outback Steakhouse is for that appetizer. I will try this first on the Power Air Fryer XL should I be chosen, and will report the results.

  74. Christopher Higuera says:

    This might help me with my addiction to McDonald’s fries. I hope I get saved.

  75. Mozzarella Sticks. Its cheese and its fried.

  76. I would cook chicken first.

  77. Jeani Brickner says:

    i would make my hubby some hot wings in this airfryer first!

  78. French fries. They are my addiction!

  79. I would love to cook fries first!

  80. My neighbor got one for Christmas & has yet to crank it up. I’d try eggplant.

  81. Alison King says:

    I would make jalepeno poppers. yummy.

  82. Chris darcy says:

    Fries would be awsome

  83. Jennifer Duchesnaye says:

    I truly would love to have one!

  84. Vicki Wurgler says:

    love onion rings-I’d try that first

  85. I would make some homemade onion rings.

  86. I would cook my kids chicken nuggets!

  87. Wagsmcphee says:

    Deep fried pork tenderloin sandwiches. Mmmm ….

  88. Tonya Mcminn says:

    I would make fried chicken tenders

  89. I would cook french fries then onion rings first thing.

  90. bethelderton says:

    I would try french fries immediately—yum!
    Mary Beth Elderton

  91. Dawn Bradley says:

    I would make chicken wings.

  92. I would make some french fries!

  93. Bette Brewer says:

    I’d make fried chicken. I am on weight watchers,and other members have your air fryer and love it.

  94. golden storm says:

    i would cook chicken first in it if i won

  95. I’d make some onion rings!

  96. I’d love to try the recipe for Hot Wings.
    Thank you!

  97. Eileen burke says:

    Definitely buffalo wings!

  98. I’d make sweet potato fries!

  99. I would cook mozzarella sticks first!

  100. homemade potato chips would be great

  101. I’d like to make roasted chicken with herbs. Fun recipes!

  102. Beer Battered Onion Rings is he very first thing I would make with my Air Fryer if I won. Happy New Year, and thanks for the chance.

  103. Chicken Wings!

  104. The first thing I would make is a beef roll up!

  105. Connie Lee says:

    I would cook french fries as my first thing.

  106. Catherine Lewis says:

    Chicken breasts, of course!

  107. Onion Rings

  108. I would fry tofu

  109. fried chicken for sure

  110. Bryan Vice says:

    I would cook me a blooming onion!!!! so tasty

  111. I would fry chicken of course!!

  112. Amanda Lea says:

    I would try turkey bacon!

  113. I would make hot wings first if I won this.

  114. I would try chicken first.

  115. Dana MATTHEWS says:

    My first thing to cook would be hot wings!

  116. I think i would actually try the french fries first and see how crispy they really do come out. Kelly Tupick

  117. The first thing I would make is mozzarella sticks.

  118. Anita Duvall says:

    Chicken Wings Would be a good one also!

  119. Anita Duvall says:

    First I would cook Chicken Tenders and Home Cut Fries in the Air Fryer.

  120. vickie couturier says:

    i would love to make a blooming onion

  121. Julie Lundstrom says:

    I would love to try cooking with this air fryer. I have a son with autism and I don’t feel safe cooking with the other deep fryers. First I would make some homemade onion rings.

  122. Jeanne Coulombe says:

    I would make fried fish for my fish tacos I heard these machines rock Oh I want one !

  123. Meghan Finley says:

    French fries

  124. Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    I would make sweet potatoes first. Love all the recipe ideas!

  125. I would make fried sweet potato first.

  126. elizabeth miller says:

    We absolutely love fried fish. I would definitely try it first. I have looked at these in stores a few times and really wondered about how “fried” the food comes out. My stepdaughter got one for Christmas and I was really hoping to hear how she liked it but then found out she returned it. I really am glad you did this review.

  127. I would make some buffalo wings, of course!

  128. I would love to cook some chicken wings, thank you so much for the great offer. I love your blog!

  129. I would make fries.

  130. tat2gurlzrock says:

    That stromboli recipe looks really good so I think I would make that first!

  131. I would try chicken first.

  132. I was going to say country potatoes but then I saw someone say mozerella sticks and now I’m second guessing my decision LOL

  133. Christina Sparks says:

    I would cook mozzarella sticks first.

  134. I would make fish and chips in my Air Fryer. I love that I can use less oil and still have a
    crispy coating on my food.

  135. Colleen Maurina says:

    I would try cooking some fried calamari in the Air Fryer. It’s my favorite appetizer!

  136. I would make homemade donuts!

  137. I would cook french fries.

  138. Alejandra Carreno says:

    I’d make some chicken wings with Jamaican Jerk seasoning!

  139. I’d make chicken nuggets and fries for my son.

  140. a huge steak

  141. Melissa Storms says:

    My father in law has one of these and he brags and brags about how good chicken turns out. If I won I would try the roasted chicken with herbs recipe firrst.

  142. Cynthia C says:

    I would like to try the Coconut Shrimp in the air fryer.

  143. I would try some french fries.

  144. Reginald S says:

    Chicken nuggets and fries for my daughter.

  145. Geena Jean O'Banion says:

    I am going to get some chicken and put it in the fryer. YUM

  146. Marilyn Nawara says:

    I would make crispy fries first along with some chicken.

  147. I’d love to try and make the bloomin onion!

  148. Shannon Goldschmidt says:

    I would definitely cook Chicken

  149. I want to roast chicken & french fries.

  150. Michele Cupp says:

    I would make chicken in it for sure. I have terrible luck trying to fry mine.

  151. Steve Weber says:

    I would make fried pickles with a dipping sauce.

  152. Rick fries as they are called in our home….as my hubby’s name is Rick and he slaves over the hot oil to make them for us.

  153. Thomas Gibson says:

    I would cook up some chicken wings!

  154. I would make sweet potato fries.

  155. I would probably make chicken nuggets since those are my favorite, but I would also want to try some new recipes.

  156. Victoria Scott says:

    Cheese curds! These are my absolute favorite, but the mess they can make in a traditional fryer always makes me hesitate! Not to mention, this method would make them much healthier!

  157. Emily Adams says:

    I would make some chicken tenders

  158. I would make fried chicken.

  159. Ann Fantom says:

    I won, I would try making the Roasted Chicken with Herbs recipe first

  160. Some chicken breasts.

  161. Stephanie Crane says:

    Sweet potato fries!!!

  162. cindy schierl says:

    chicken tenders

  163. Kayla Demarest says:

    I would make some chicken wings and fries. My friend has one and sends me pics of the food and it all looks so good

  164. I would love to make the mac and cheese balls in the air fryer!

  165. I would try chicken first.

  166. Mindi Eden says:

    I would make french fries!

  167. Margaret Smith says:

    I would love to make some breaded mushrooms and zucchini.

  168. jeannine d says:

    I would cook some french fries in mine first

  169. Darcy Koch says:

    Definitely french fries!!!

  170. Adrienne P says:

    French Fries!!!

  171. Shelly Peterson says:

    I would cook chicken and some onion rings.

  172. I want to try making those Garlic Knots

  173. Sarah Oswald says:

    Hi would love to try tried perogies in it since I love them better that way but I bake hem so they are healthier.

  174. Amy Deeter says:

    I would cook some Chicken wings in my Air Fryer

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