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Keto Instant Pot Recipes That Will Convince You to Finally Buy a Pressure Cooker

Keto Instant Pot Recipes

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Sticking to a diet is way easier when you have appealing, easy-to-make recipes in your arsenal. That convenience is especially important when you're on the keto diet, since one false move can send you out of that hard-earned ketosis. These breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes from the Keto Instant Pot Cookbook by Urvashi Pitre ($7; amazon.com) make use of the Instant Pot for low-fuss recipes. Keep these on hand to fall back on when you're short on time and patience. (Related: The Keto Meal Plan for Beginners)

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Broccoli, Ham, and Pepper Frittata

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Throw eggs and your favorite omelet fixings into your Instant Pot and you'll end up with a deep-dish masterpiece that puts flatter frittatas to shame. This one's filled with cheese, peppers, ham, and broccoli. 

(Find more easy and healthy frittata recipes.)

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Sesame-Ginger Chicken

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This shredded chicken recipe only requires five minutes of hands-on time, so you can throw it together in the middle of a busy week to eat later with salads, roasted veggies, or keto tortillas. One serving rings in at 20 grams of fat and 4 grams of carbs.

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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

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If mac and cheese is your biggest sacrifice on the keto diet, fill the void with this cheesy cauliflower rice. When you taste cream cheese, half-and-half, and cheddar cheese all melted together, you won't feel like you're missing out on a thing.

(Isn't it awesome what you can eat while on the keto diet? Sadly, these healthy, but high-carb foods are off-limits.)

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West African Peanut Stew

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If you're cooking for keto skeptics, sneak them this hearty stew. It's thickened with tomato paste and peanut butter and loaded with chicken and veggies, so everyone will feel satisfied.

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Spicy Basil Beef Bowls

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When you're craving something super meaty, go with this bowl of beef and vegetables. Gochujang gives it "flavor payoff with its complex, slightly spicy, very umami seasoning," writes Urvashi Pitre, who developed the recipe.

(Related: Gochujang Is the Spicy Ingredient Missing from Your Cabinet)

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

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For a satisfying starter, make this chicken tortilla soup. It's filled with flavorful ingredients like adobo sauce, jalapeño, and cilantro—and topped with sour cream and cheese.

(Related: This Instant Pot Recipe for Mexican Chicken Chowder Is Fast Comfort Food at Its Finest)

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Savory Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

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This shrimp recipe checks all the boxes: Mediterranean, pescatarian, and under 30 minutes. So you'll probably keep it in rotation even when you're no longer eating by keto guidelines. You can choose to serve it as-is or over zoodles or mashed cauliflower.

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Forever 21

Forever 21 fans know that the biggest advantage of shopping there is the massively huge selection of trend-focused styles at great prices. This also applies to their activewear assortment, which has lots of options to choose from.

Plus-Size Tie-Dye Leggings ($20; forever21.com)

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Dear Kate

You probably know Dear Kate for their period-proof underwear, but the menstruation-positive brand also makes activewear that comes in sizes XS to 3X. All of their leggings feature a lining that holds 1.5 tampons' worth of menstrual flow, but you can wear them at any time during your cycle to feel comfortable and confident. (Related: I Worked Out In "Period Shorts" and It Wasn't a Total Disaster)

Go Commando Yoga Capri ($99; dearkate.com)

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GAME by Universal Standard

This special collection from plus-size retailer Universal Standard is seriously cool. These high-end-feeling workout clothes were created especially for women sizes 10 to 28, filling a major gap in the market.

Power Move Tee ($65; universalstandard.com)

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