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Instant Pot Recipes – Grain-free Dairy-free Paleo Real Food

Instant Pot – EZ Recipes


  1. Get an Instant Pot here
  2. Do the Initial Test Run outlined in the User manual


Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Make hard boiled eggs! EZ first project. The benefit: clean up is simple and the eggs peel so easy. No more cracked egg mess in the pot. No more guessing how long to cook the eggs. 


  • Add 1 cup cold water to the inner pot
  • Insert the steamer rack or your own silicone Steamer Basket or a stainless steel egg steamer rack
    pexels-photo-60393 Place eggs on the rack or in the basket
  • Close the lid, press Manual to select 8 minutes (at high pressure)
  • When time is up, use Quick Pressure Release (protect yourself with gloves!)
  • Remove eggs and place in bowl with ice water
  • Behold…the perfect hard boiled egg








Instant Pot Sweet potatoes

  • Scrub 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • Add 1 cup water to the inner pot
  • Insert the steamer rack or your own silicone Steamer Basket
  • Add potatoes
  • Place the vent to “sealed”
  • Steam for 10 minutes
  • Allow the potatoes to sit while the Instant Pot reduces pressure



Instant Pot Whole Chicken

  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 celery
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 whole chicken
  • Pour 2 cups of water into a separate bowl, add vegetables and garlic and set aside
  • Rub the whole chicken with 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp Real Salt
  • Add 2 Tbs Avocado Oil to the inner pot in the Instant Pot
  • Select “Saute” on Instant Pot and allow it to warm up for a few minutes
  • Add Chicken, breast side down, cook 4 minutes without the lid on the pot
  • Flip the chicken and cook an additional 4 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” on Instant Pot
  • Remove the chicken to a platter for a moment
  • Add the vegetables and water (that were previously set aside) to the Instant Pot
  • Add the metal trivet on top of the vegetables
  • Return the chicken to the pot
  • Lock Lid
  • Turn vent to “Sealing”
  • Select Manual and cook 6 minutes per pound plus 2 minutes
    • 4 pounds, 26 minutes; 5 pounds, 32 minutes
  • Allow chicken to stay in the pot 15 minutes after cooking time ends and depressurize naturally
  • Remove chicken


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Instant Pot Meatballs

  • From
    • 2 pounds of ground beef
    • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 1/2 large sweet onion, diced small
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Paprika
    • 1 Tablespoon dried parsely
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/4 cup coconut flour
    • 1 quart of Marinara Sauce
    • Cook on Manual for 30 minutes
    • Release the pressure wearing a protective oven mitt.

Instant Pot Bone Broth

  • IMG_47601 stalk celery, in 4 chunks
  • 1 carrot, in 4 chunks
  • Add bones from 1 or 2 chickens
  • Cover with water, filling the inner pot no more than 2/3 full
  • Add 1 Tbs raw apple cider vinegar
  • Use the SOUP setting
  • Increase time to 120 minutes
  • High Pressure
  • Allow the bone broth to remain in the pot until the pressure is released
  • Strain out the solids
  • Add 1 Tsp Real Salt to each quart of broth
  • Store in glass jars if the broth will be consumed within 3 or 4 days, otherwise freeze



Instant Pot Basmati Rice



1-1/4 cup water

1 cup rice

5 minutes at High Pressure

10 minutes Natural Pressure Release