Following a specific eating plan can be a lot of hard work – it’s why a lot of them fail. However, this collection of no-hassle paleo Instant Pot recipes will show you just how easy it is to prepare soul-satisfying meals – like butter chicken and cauliflower chicken – which are full of natural goodness…
Chicken and rice soup has been a favorite of mine for years. So you can imagine how I was a little bit worried when I first switched over to the paleo diet, considering the emphasis on keeping your carb intake controlled. Fortunately, there are all kinds of little tips and tricks you can do with the paleo diet to come up with low carb alternatives. One of the best alternatives for rice that I’ve found is to use cauliflower rice. It offers nearly the exact same texture while keeping things nice and low carb, so it fits in perfectly with this instant pot chicken and cauliflower rice soup recipe.
Would you believe that one of the best beef stroganoff recipes that I’ve ever tried is made with an instant pot and can be ready to go in less than 30 minutes? This instant pot paleo ground beef stroganoff recipe is fantastic for making a quick and easy ground beef dinner. Using lean ground beef provides an excellent source of protein and saturated fat, while the rest of the ingredients help keep the meal low in carbs and 100% paleo approved. What I love about this recipe is the quality of the homemade beef broth. You just can’t get the same flavor and clarity from store-bought broth, not to mention the homemade version doesn’t have any fillers or artificial flavorings.
Can you think of any food that’s more comforting than a warm bowl of homemade chili? If you find yourself craving for chili during the colder months, make sure to bookmark this recipe because it’s so easy to make. Better yet, all of the ingredients are also healthy whole food options, so it’s no wonder it has become quite the favorite among weight loss dieters as well. To bring on the heat to this chili, we have a combination of bell peppers, cayenne pepper, chili powder, and ground cumin. In addition to giving the chili its heat, all of those ingredients also add a solid amount of essential nutrients, antioxidants, and even some anti-inflammatory benefits as well.
Just because you’ve gone paleo doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite meals that are made with noodles. Truth be told, there are all kinds of great paleo-friendly alternatives that you can use in place of regular pasta noodles. One of the best replacements is to use zucchini vegetable noodles. Tey’re low carb and can be effortlessly slotted into any recipe that calls for noodles. Take this instant pot chicken bone broth soup with zucchini noodles recipe for example. It makes a tasty chicken bone broth soup that’s loaded with healthy paleo-friendly ingredients. And thanks to the use of the zucchini noodles, you’ll be able to enjoy it without the guilt.
When it comes to making paleo soup recipes, I’m a firm believer in keeping things simple. Sure, there’s definitely a time and a place for some of the more fancy, ‘gourmet’ style soups, don’t get me wrong. But sometimes all you need to make an immensely satisfying meal that puts a smile on your face is something as simple as a recipe that combines chicken with a hearty mix of vegetables. That’s exactly what you’re getting with today’s recipe—an instant pot paleo chicken vegetable soup that delivers on taste and nutritional value. Not only does this soup provide you with plenty of protein, it also contains a ton of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
When my kids first started school, I used to struggle with lunch ideas that they would actually eat. That’s why I was thrilled to discover this recipe for making instant pot chili dogs with a homemade paleo cheese sauce. It combines three different things that my kids go crazy over—chili, hotdogs and cheese. You’ll be making a fiery hot chili first, with loads of ground beef and spicy ingredients. The chili is then paired with the homemade cheese sauce made with cashews, garlic and onion before being added onto grass-fed hot dogs that are served with paleo-friendly buns. It can get a little messy while eating, but trust me when I say that they won’t mind at all.
When I first made the switch over to the paleo diet, I was more than a little nervous about giving up some of my favorite carbs like potatoes, rice and pasta. Thankfully, I didn’t have to worry because cauliflower is an all-star paleo ingredient that can easily replace my high-carb favorites. You’ll see what I mean with this instant pot cauliflower chili recipe. It’s full of nutritious vegetables such as cauliflower, egg plant, bell peppers and tomatoes, so you’re getting a wide range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber in every bowl. Add in a bit of cumin and chili powder to give it some kick, and you’ll falling in love with this chili recipe in no time.
What’s the secret to every good chili recipe? It’s all about the sauce. With that in mind, I wanted to share a truly excellent instant pot sweet chili sauce recipe that’s 100% paleo-friendly. From start to finish, you can have this sauce ready to go in 25 minutes, making it a quick and easy option to whip up when you’re looking to spice up your chili a bit. And spice it up, it will—the sauce is made with two fresh long red chili peppers, along with a few other tasty ingredients like garlic, ginger, and honey (which all have the added benefit of making sure the sauce doesn’t just taste great, but it’s packed with antioxidants as well).