5 Low Carb Keto Instant Pot Recipes You Will Want To Try ASAP!

I borrowed my mom's Instant Pot a couple of weeks ago to see if it was really worth the hype and to see if I would use it in my low carb keto diet meal prep. I FEEL IN LOVE with it right away! Needless to say, I think we ALL need one for our keto diet recipes. Now my Intant Pot is order and on it's way here are some low carb keto Instant Pot recipes I have on my list to try!

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Let's start with this Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Beef recipe from Your Home Based Mom. Although she isn't a low carb keto blogger this recipe is 100% keto friendly and looks delicious!

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Just thinking about these Instant Pot Butter Ranch Pork Chops is making my mouth water.  I love that it has butter added!

 

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Adding cream to cauliflower is a perfectly awesome idea! This Instant Pot Low Carb Loaded Cauliflower Soup combines two of my favorite things to make a perfect warm you up keto diet friendly dinner.

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Hello there, Instant Pot Chili Lime Steak Bowl shall be avocuddle with that creamy avocado?  Cause you're things keto dreams are made of, YUM!

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How about these Instant Pot Low Carb Keto Creamy Garlic Tuscan Chicken Thighs ... I will have to make extra for leftovers lunch!


 
 

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The Yummiest Omelette Recipe with Gruyere Cheese!

Omelettes are a keto diet staple food. They are a perfect food for someone doing the keto diet on a budget. This omelette recipe is so tasty and filling, you are going to love it! It's a great low carb breakfast idea or for any keto diet meal! 

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Weekends call for delicious brunches. I have a nice bunch of basil in my garden that needed to be picked and some nice beautiful jalapenos ready to harvest too.  Emmi sent me some of their Cave-Aged Le Gruyére try so I decided to add a bit of this rich nutty flavored cheese that pairs perfectly with the fresh green flavors. Add some garlic and farm fresh eggs to make a delicious breakfast or brunch meal.
An omelet is also a tasty quick dinner too that doesn't taste like a quick dinner.
I like to make one big omelet slice it and serve it on a platter so everyone can choose the size they would like to eat.

Fresh Basil & Jalapeno Omelette Recipe
 

Serves 4

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • gruyére cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • small bunch of fresh basil
  • 1 fresh jalapeno
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • tablespoon butter

There are two techniques used in making a creamy perfectly cooked omelette. First is whipping the cream and eggs together. Crush and mice the garlic, chop the jalapeno into small pieces, add salt and pepper to taste and whip into eggs. 

Add butter to a medium size frying pan. Heat on medium heat. Add eggs mixture to pan.

The second technique is to allow the eggs to cook on the bottom they pull the edges into the center with a wooden spoon allowing the uncooked eggs to fill in the sides and cook. Repeat this until all the eggs are almost cooked. At this point add the Gruyére cheese. You can either slice it into thin slices or grate it. Then fold the omelette in half and cook just until the cheese is melted. 

With these two techniques you will end up with a cream delicious center and perfectly cooked eggs that aren't dry. 

Slice and garish with a sprig of fresh basil and slices of fresh jalapeno.  

Enjoy!

 

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5 Easy & Delicious Low Carb Keto Recipes On A Budget

The KETO Diet doesn't have to cost you a lot of money. I do it on a pretty tight budget myself. I put together this list of 5 Easy & Delicious Low Carb Keto Recipes On A Budget.

 
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These Easy Keto Lasagna Stuffed Portobellos take minutes to prepare and satisfy your cravings for pizza too! 

 
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You're going to love this keto diet approved Loaded Cauliflower that replaces a loaded baked potato. You might even like them better! 

 

 
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Keto Pizza Meatballs are as easy as it gets.  With a pound of ground beef some cheese and sauce they only take 10 mintutes to prepare and their budget friendly too. Pop them into your slow cooker and forget them for a while until you start to smell that pizza spice smell in the air.

 
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Chicken thighs are less expensive and actually better for you on the KETO diet because they have more fat in them! I love that these Keto Chicken Thighs with Creamed Spinach are super easy to make in one pan! 

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Add some spices to ground beef and you have these super tasty Crunchy Taco Lettuce Wraps. Perfect for your taco Tuesdays! 

 


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7 Easy Low Carb Slow Cooker Dinners One for Each Day of the Week!

I just love all the delicious flavorful foods that are low carb keto diet friendly. Everyone needs a set of really good go-to crock pot slow cooker dinner recipes for those days you just don't have time to cook or don't feel like cooking. I've collected a set one for each day of the week.

7 Easy Low Carb Slow Cooker Dinners One for Each Day of the Week!

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Lasagna is one of our family's favorite foods. I make this Low Carb Lasagna Recipe in the crock pot and everyone loves it. They don't even mind if it's missing the pasta. The pasta is replaced with zucchini. You get all the flavors of lasagna without the carbs.

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Another favorite family dish is meatloaf. Making it in the slow cooker is an easy way to make it ahead, set the timer and have it ready for us when we get home from a busy day. Make this Low Carb Meatloaf in your crockpot too! 

 

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I love curry and thought I would have to miss it on my low carb keto way of eating. I am so happy to have found this slow cooker recipe for a Low Carb Yellow Coconut Curry to make for dinner. It's definitely something I will make often! Now if I can just get my local Thai resturant to make me a low carb version of theirs!

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My mom has always been a fan of cooked cabbage but I never gave it much thought. Now that I'm eating a low carb keto diet I have been eating it more. My taste buds have changed. Have you noticed that you like different foods too? I am so glad because these Low Carb Cabbage Rolls are so good. 

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Make this Low Carb Taco Soup in your crock pot for your Taco Tuesdays to fill that need for tacos with all the Mexican flavors. A great recipe for ground beef.

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Layer some sauce cheese and bacon on a chicken breast and cook in your slow cooker for a super easy meal. Note: this recipe Slow Cooker Mushroom Bacon Swiss Chicken calls for cream of mushroom soup. I just replace the soup with cream and mushrooms and it tastes great.

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Pizza is another classic family favorite food. My Low Carb Slow Cooker Pizza Meatballs are a great recipe to tame that craving for pizza. It's may also be the EASIEST recipe you will ever make. 

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Do you need a new Crock Pot? Here are a few different styles low to high for all budgets.

Here Are Some More Low Carb Keto Recipes from Simply the Sweet Life

Yummy Crunchy Taco Lettuce Wraps for Your Taco Cravings

Creamy Avocado Dip Perfect for Parties Even a Party of One!

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Enjoy!

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Recipe: Pickle Juice Pickle Juice Pickle Juice Why is Everyone Drinking it?

Kind of like Beattle Juice only Pickle Juice. If you have done any kind of research into a low carb-keto diet you have probably seen posts about pickles and drinking pickle juice. 

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The reason everyone is talking about pickles and pickle juice is because it's an excellent way to prevent you from getting headaches, muscle cramps and getting dehydrated when you are on a low carb- keto diet especially when you are first starting out. Even before I started my low carb way of eating a found out that I could stop my migraines in their tracks with some pickle juice. 

Why Pickles and How Does the Pickle Juice Work?

The pickle juice just happens to be the perfect mix of salt, water, and vinegar which renew the electrolytes in your body. It also helps you stay hydrated too. Did you know that athletes drink pickle juice too? It a much better drink than those awful sticky sugar filled sports drinks.

After draining several bottles of pickles of their juice I decided to make my own pickle juice. I already make pickles, I come from pioneer stock and we pickle everything! Here is our tried and true delicious pickle brine recipe.

Pickle Juice (sans cucumbers)

Wash and dry canning jars.  In a large pot combine water, vinegars, and salt. Bring to a simmer then add garlic cloves, dill, and red pepper flakes. Simmer for 5 minutes for flavors to blend. Pour into quart jars.  

That's it! Peasy Peasy! Store in the fridge. 

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Pickle Juice
The reason everyone is talking about pickles and pickle juice is because it's an excellent way to prevent you from getting headaches, muscle cramps and getting dehydrated when you are on a low carb- keto diet especially when you are first starting out. Even before I started my low carb way of eating a found out that I could stop my migraines in their tracks with some pickle juice. 
Ingredients
  • 2 quart canning jars
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons Himalayan pink salt
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 4 teaspoons dill
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Instructions
Wash and dry canning jars.  In a large pot combine water, vinegars, and salt. Bring to a simmer then add garlic cloves, dill, and red pepper flakes. Simmer for 5 minutes for flavors to blend. Pour into quart jars.   That's it! Peasy Peasy! Store in the fridge. 
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2 quarts