My latest secret weapon in the kitchen…

Is my Instant Pot! For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, the Instant Pot is basically a multi-use pressure cooker that saves you SO much time and is really easy to use. It does the job of a Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice/Porridge Cooker, Steamer, Sauté/Searing Pan, and Warmer all in one appliance. It has a high pressure cooking setting that can reduce cooking time up to 70% – it’s a total game changer (meal prepping = so much easier). Things that once took me hours to make I now make in minutes with my Instant Pot. I’m still getting used to how much more time I have! If you follow my IG Stories you know the Instant Pot makes almost a daily appearance.

This is the one I specifically have – Duo 80 7-in-1 (8 Quart)

Transitioning to a Vegan Lifestyle

A lot of people can feel overwhelmed when they first transition into the vegan lifestyle. One of the main reasons is the time commitment for weekly meal prepping. Instead of processed, empty calorie foods, a healthy vegan lifestyle involves making dishes that come from clean whole foods. In my 30 Day Vegan Transformation Program, I show you tips and tricks for making this transition easier and tackling food prepping in a time efficient way. The Instant Pot is now an added bonus by allowing me to batch cook in a third of the time from baking sweet potatoes to cooking dry beans. Just one way to make life a little easier!

For those New to the Pot

As I mentioned I am new to the pot so am exploring vegan recipes from those more experienced. My Instant Pot was a Christmas present and so for my birthday in early January I was gifted 2 vegan instapot cookbooks which I have found very helpful and have also found some amazing vegan Instant Pot Recipes online that I’ll share.

Take a look at the vegan Instant Pot Recipes below and let me know if you try them (or share some recipes of your own in the comments!!)

The Recipe Books I Got

7 Delicious Vegan Instant Pot Recipes

  1. Vegan Quinoa Burrito Bowls by Detoxinista

  2. Lentil Vegetable Soup by Healthy Slow Cooking

  3. Veggie Stew by Brand New Vegan

  4. POTATO CARROT MEDLEY by Vegan in the Freezer

  5. LENTIL SLOPPY JOES by Show.Me.The.Yummy 

  6. Black Bean Soup by A Pinch of Healthy 

  7. Pulled BBQ Jackfruit by Nora Cooks