Under Pressure: Crazy-Good Coconut Keto Porridge

I haven’t forgotten you, my low-carbing friends. Even though I don’t follow keto strictly (or any other diet), I do try to focus on eating whole, unprocessed foods, good carbs and fats, and plenty of fiber. And I generally lean toward low carb meals. So when I ran across a recipe for keto porridge, I had to try it!

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Under Pressure: Perfectly-Cooked Porridge

Does the word “porridge” make you think of a Dickensian-type gruel, watery and unfilling? It doesn’t have to be like that – and you also don’t have to deal with a crust of burned porridge stuck to the bottom of your pan when you use your Instant Pot. Just 6 minutes on the Porridge setting, and you could be enjoying thick, creamy oatmeal!

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Under Pressure: French Dip – From Frozen Roast!

French dip and air fried eggplant are made for each other

Can you imagine being able to turn a solid block of frozen roast into delectable tenderness by cooking it in its frozen state, rather than first defrosting it in the microwave or waiting days for it to thaw in the refrigerator? I can, and it made an excellent French dip!

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Offal, Not Awful: Pressure Cooker Adobo Beef Heart

Another seriously underrated bit of beef is the heart. It’s a meaty, dense, and utterly enjoyable piece that lends itself to dishes like hearty stews and pot “roasts”. I recently acquired one from our local farmer who raises grass fed, grass finished (yes, how they’re finished is important, too) heritage beef, and pulled out one of my trusty Instant Pots to transform this heart into a meal worthy of adoration…easily and quickly!

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