Best Instant Pot Cookbooks for Keto iMore 2020
It can be a challenge to find new recipes to spice up your ketogenic diet. Pressure cooking keto food is a no-brainer as such a method is fabulous for all kinds of egg dishes, for creating tender, flavorful meat and fish meals, and making crunchy, nutrient-rich veggies all in half the time of traditional methods. We have found six superb options for our keto cookbook collection perfect, whether you're new to it or a keto convert.
- Something for everyone: The Keto Instant Pot Cookbook
- This book is so versatile: 600 Keto Diet Instant Pot Cookbook
- Delicious and amazing: 500 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook
- Really good beginner recipes: Keto Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners
- Wise and well-curated: Keto Instant Pot Cookbook
- Clear and easy to follow: Instant Pot Keto Cookbook For Beginners
From Instant Pot expert and best-selling author Urvashi Pitre, who is "on a mission to make keto convenient," this is a great starter book for anyone new to keto, new to pressure cooking, or both. It gives you an intro to keto, including a guide to those essential macros, and a comprehensive "Instant Pot 101" to help educate you in that area. There are only 65 recipes to follow, compared to the hundreds offered by rival books, but they are all strong options that can be made in 45 minutes or less.
With an emphasis on keeping things simple, recipes in this keto cookbook only have five ingredients or less, aiming to save time and money on complicated processes and long-winded shopping lists. As well as the standard intro to both keto and the Instant Pot way of life, you'll find recipes for breakfasts, fish and seafood, poultry, soups and stews, salsa, and dips, and a really neat section on one-pot "Keto Bowls." There is also a useful 21-day meal plan.
Initially providing information on what foods are allowed and what is not on a keto diet, and beneficial advice on what you should try and always keep in your "keto pantry," this book then goes on to offer 500 recipes. These span all the protein categories that you'd expect to be covered. They include good old eggs and dairy, veggies and sides, and two interesting sections; a vegan chapter — and a fast snack and appetizer list of tempting bits and bobs that aren't always covered in rival books.
Offering recipes for nutritious, ready-to-go meals, this book wants to help you avoid keto-cheating with more meal, side, and snack options that will keep you satisfied throughout the day from breakfast and brunch through to an evening dessert. With speedy cooking times, this also offers a comprehensive 28-day keto meal plan with advice about meal prepping and transitioning to the ketosis stage.
This cookbook promises "effortless, yet tasty keto recipes for your Instant Pot pressure cooker." For both beginners and keto converts, you'll get over 550 recipes encompassing tricky keto areas like beans and grains, vegetarian, and vegan recipes, side dishes, and snacks, as well as the usual meal and breakfast options you'd expect. There's even a sauce section if you fancy whipping up some homemade ketchup.
This no-nonsense book takes you through how the keto diet works and explains how you know when you are in ketosis, gives you a list of keto-safe foods, and a list to avoid. There's a section on the Instant Pot, too, with useful info about pressure cooking accessories. As far as the recipes go, they are plentiful and not just dumbed-down keto versions, but tasty options using lots of herbs and spices for flavorful food.
Our overall staff pick, The Keto Instant Pot Cookbook, might not have as many different recipes as rival cookbooks on this list, but the recipes it does feature are all strong options you'll turn to again and again. It's also authorized by Instant Pot, giving it the official thumbs up.
If you're just starting on your keto journey and want to follow a meal plan to give you that initial boost into ketosis, consider the Keto Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners, as it offers a 28-day plan that you can follow.
Finally, we also like the Instant Pot Keto Cookbook For Beginners — and not just for beginners — although there are no photos, the recipes are laid out well with ingredients, method and nutritional information clear and concise.
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