6 Instant Pot accessories for healthy eating

Instant Pot is one of our must-have kitchen devices, and if you don’t have one you’re be missing out on one of the easiest ways to make quick and tasty, no-fuss meals all week. As a combination pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, warmer (and much more), you can make thousands of satiating meals in a single Instant Pot (plus no dishes!), from flavorful stews to fall-off-the-bone short ribs, summer shrimp boils and decadent mac n’ cheese.

For most recipes, everything you need to make a healthy meal is already in the box with your Instant Pot. But with the help of a few smart Instant Pot accessories, you can make almost anything. From breakfast egg cups to steamer baskets for veggies, and a few cookbooks with healthy Instant Pot recipes in mind, these accessories will help you keep your Whole30 or keto plan or simply maintain a balanced diet with loads of protein and veggies.

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AmazonThis basket will make steaming veggies or boiling eggs even easier. It’s available in three different sizes (3qt, 6qt and 8qt) so there’s a size that will fit perfectly in every Instant Pot model. The basket also comes with a silicone covered handle, to prevent the handle from getting hot — no burning your hands!

$16 AT AMAZON

AmazonThis book contains easy and healthy Instant Pot recipes all of which were developed specifically for a low carb high protein Keto diet.

$22 AT AMAZON

AmazonMake the perfect soft or hard-boiled eggs in your Instant Pot with this egg steamer rack. It holds nine eggs at a time, making this the best tool for meal prep. Chop up some hard-boiled eggs and throw them into a salad or add a soft-boiled egg on top of avocado toast for some easy healthy meals.

$9 AT AMAZON

TargetWhip up some light, healthy meals in your Instant Pot with this great cookbook which includes 75 easy recipes. Each recipe includes a gluten-free option and they are all free of refined sugars. The dishes range from an eggplant parmesan bake to a flourless banana oat bread — yum!

$10 AT TARGET

WalmartThese stackable stainless steel Instant Pot inserts are great for cooking multiple things at once. They also serve as perfect pans for cooking lasagna or if it’s a cheat-day, cheesecake! We recommend them for anyone looking to save time and make more than one dish at a time in their Instant Pot, such as veggies, rice and protein.

$29 AT WALMART

Walmart

Make your own yogurt with this nifty Instant Pot accessory. Easy to use and easy to clean, this is a great tool for anyone who loves yogurt. Try out different flavors and unique add-ins to mix up your morning routine breakfast.

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