10 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes for Families

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If you haven't discovered the superpowers of the Instant Pot yet, now is the time. This kitchen device will transform anything into a delicious meal in a fraction of the time it takes in an oven. If you do have one and still aren't too sure what to do with it, read on for simple, tasty and healthy recipes that the whole family will devour. From breakfast to dinner, the Instant Pot has you covered!

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal

Dump your steel cut oats and water into your instant pot, set it and walk away. No need to constantly stir and watch it as it cooks on the stovetop. You'll have an easy and hearty oatmeal breakfast ready for the whole week. Just reheat and add your toppings before serving.

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Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

It's easy to whip up a batch of hard-boiled eggs in the Instant Pot. Sure, it's easy to hard boil eggs on the stovetop, but preparing the eggs in the Instant Pot results in no-fuss peeling and no weird gray ring around the yolk.

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Instant Pot Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

Casseroles are great for feeding a big crowd or for having a delicious breakfast ready for the whole week. Made with wholesome, real food, this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole tastes decadent but has staying power to fuel your day. Serve with banana slices, fresh blueberries and a drizzle of maple syrup.

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Instant Pot Yogurt

You may have noticed the yogurt button on your Instant Pot and wondered what to do with it. Well, here's step-by-step instructions to smooth and creamy homemade yogurt that only requires two ingredients. Who knew it could be so simple!

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Easy and Healthy Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

Most lasagna recipes take hours to make with all the layering and baking in the oven. Not this one!  Ready in less than 40 minutes, your kids will devour this healthy and hearty soup.

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Instant Pot Pizza Pasta

Pizza and pasta--is there a child out there that doesn't like either? And when you combine the two, you've got a sure-fire dinner winner.

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Instant Pot Whole "Rotisserie" Chicken

Baking a whole chicken in the oven can take hours. In the Instant Pot, you can prepare a Rotisserie-style chicken with crispy skin in under 45 minutes. Use the leftover meat for sandwiches or for any other recipe that calls for shredded chicken.

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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

This might not work for a quick weeknight meal but could easily be made over the weekend and stashed in the freezer for later on when you need a healthy meal quick.

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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup

Every parent will be thrilled with a recipe that involves popping the ingredients in the Instant Pot and pushing a button. Every member of the family will be overjoyed with this hearty and delicious soup that's ready to eat in under 35 minutes.

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Instant Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta

Kids love cheese. Kids love tacos. Kids love pasta. Put it all together in the Instant Pot? Kids will love this, too!

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