Original publish date September 26, 2020. Updated 2022 with expanded information.
The easiest way to prep your own pumpkin from scratch: pressure cook it in your Instant Pot!
I love and respect canned pumpkin as much as the next fall baking enthusiast – but if you have a local source for fresh pie pumpkins, you can make your festive fall recipes that much more special by giving them the starring role. Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Insta-Pumpkin! DIY Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Puree”
With Instant Pot, whole steamed artichokes are faster and easier than ever! Read on for everything you need to know to master this special treat. Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Insta-Artichokes! How to Steam Whole Artichokes in a Pressure Cooker”
Original publish date May 30 2017. Updated 2022 with new photos and information.
Instant Pot makes it SO easy to cook up a batch of leafy greens. Whether you’re looking to prep yourself a pot of kale, collards, chard, beet greens, turnip greens, ANY kind of greens… with your pressure cooker, you can set-it-and-forget-it and get them done in a flash.
I like to call them INSTA-GREENS. Make a batch every week to add to your dinners, lunches and breakfasts. Let your Instant Pot be a positive influence on your self care routine! Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Insta-Greens! How to Prep Leafy Greens in a Pressure Cooker”
Zucchini noodles are a fun way to load up your plate with an extra dose of veggies and mix up your meal prep! Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Insta-Zoodles! How to Cook Zucchini Noodles in a Pressure Cooker”
Double Decker Dinner is a personal favorite Instant Pot recipe theme, all about finding the right combination of foods that pair together as a balanced meal and that can be stacked and cooked at the same time in the same pressure cooker. It’s one-pot wonderful!
I love paneer – it’s a fresh non-melting cheese common in Indian cuisine, uniquely made without salt or rennet. To make it, milk is simply cooked with an acidic ingredient like lemon juice; when the curds precipitate from the whey, they are gathered and pressed into a firm block.
This recipe is my favorite way to eat paneer: the rich, chewy, cheesy cubes are seasoned, crisped, and tucked into this classic curry of creamed greens. I like to serve it with a bed of steamed cauliflower rice – this extra helping of veggies pairs well with the rich curry sauce, and leaves room for a side of bread if desired (I am still working on perfecting my homemade sourdough naan… If you’re interested in that recipe, speak up in the comments to move it up a notch on my priority list!) Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Double Decker Saag Paneer + Cauliflower Rice”
This Instant Pot beets recipe is the simplest, most foolproof way to prep this super healthy vegetable. This is the ultimate guide to pressure cooking beets: learn my simple formula to perfectly cook beetroots of any shape and size, practical tips for prep & storage, and tasty ideas for enjoying them in your everyday meals.
I started regularly cooking beets when I was in grad school, studying to become a registered dietitian nutritionist. I fell in love with their deep, earthy flavor and with the way they made me feel. Food can be powerful! Let your Instant Pot help you eat more veggies and feel awesome. Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Insta-Beets! How to Cook Beets in a Pressure Cooker”
How much tradition do you like on your Thanksgiving table? Is it just not the same without your family heirloom recipes for turkey, stuffing and green bean casserole? Or do you prefer to flex your creative muscles and trick out your menu with fancy stuff like cranberry coulis or pumpkin panna cotta? Personally, I fall somewhere in the middle. Traditional flavors, but with enough twist to keep things interesting. Right at home on my holiday table? These dreamy Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes. Continue reading “[Instant Pot] Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes”