Looking to save time and money? Want to start eating healthier? I have got the answer: meal prep with Instant Pot. And this collection of 30 super easy and super tasty Instant Pot Meal Prep recipes can help!
What is Meal Prep?
Meal prep (short for preparation) is the art of planning, preparing and storing meals in advance. Many people meal prep on a weekly basis, but there are many ways to approach meal prep.
You can go all in and meal prep your breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the entire week, or just focus on one meal per day, or periodically prepare a batch of freezer meals to keep on hand.
Yeap, Instant Pot meal prep gives you quick, easy access to delicious meals just when you need them.
Why Meal Prep?
Friends, there are so many amaaaaazing benefits to meal prep. Once you start to meal prep with your Instant Pot you will……
By planning your meals in advance, you will avoid those impulse trips to the drive-thru or ordering takeout when you’re too tired to cook. And you can look for deals at the grocery store since you’ll know exactly what you need to buy.
While you will invest some time upfront to plan and prepare your meals, meal prep will save you time overall. And once you know what meals you will be eating for the week, grocery shopping will be a breeze! Hit the store prepared with a list of exactly what you need and you’ll be in and out in no time.
Thanks to meal prep, you can say goodbye to the stress of figuring out “what’s for dinner” at the end of those hectic days.
When you meal prep you plan, purchase, and use up all of your ingredients. No more tossing out unused or forgotten food!
Planning your meals in advance is key to healthier eating. You know exactly what you are putting into your body, and how much. Plus a weekly meal prep routine means better portion control. Better nutrition and mindful portions are key when it comes to weight loss and other health goals.
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Whether you’re new to the world of meal prep or a seasoned pro, you will love these Instant Pot Meal Prep Recipes. From breakfasts and sides to hearty main dishes, soups, and stews, this list has got you covered.
But before we get to the recipes, you’ll need to have the right supplies. I’ve compiled a list of some of the items you will need.
Instant Pot Meal Prep Materials
KITCHEN TOOLS, UTENSILS & APPLIANCES NEEDED
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- 8 qt Instant Pot.
- 3 qt Instant Pot or 6 qt Instant Pot depending on family size.
- Instant Pot glass lid.
- Cutting board.
- Silicon accessories kit.
- Measuring jugs or cups.
- Measuring teaspoons.
- Bowls with covers.
- For storing food.
- Meat thermometer.
- Use this to check the internal temperature of meat.
- Instant Pot cookbook.
- Meal prep bowls.
- Freezer for storing freezer meals.
- **Check out my list of the best Instant Pot Accessories you can get**
So you know the benefits of meal prep with Instant Pot and the materials you need to make it happen. Now it’s time for the fun part: choosing which one of these amazingly delicious 30 Instant Pot Meal Prep Recipes to make first.
Happy Meal Prepping, friends!
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