Macro-Friendly Instant Pot Recipes

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Hi, I'm Tina!

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.

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You probably don’t know of anyone who owns an Instant Pot and doesn’t love it. Am I right? The Instant Pot is a staple kitchen appliance in our house, especially when it comes to making delicious and easy macro-friendly instant pot recipes. It takes our weekly meal prep and cooking time and nearly cuts it in half. I use it for everything!

I get a ton of requests for macro-friendly instant pot recipes, so that’s what I’ve got for you today. Awhile back, I shared my favorite Macro-Friendly Meal Prep Breakfasts, and now I’m sharing some savory main dish meals, all made in the Instant Pot! From vegan lentils to creamy chicken pasta, these simple recipes will make dinner time quick and tasty!

Macro-Friendly Instant Pot Recipes

High-Protein Instant Pot Chicken Pasta

A winner in our house, this high-protein Instant Pot chicken pasta recipe – made with just 5 ingredients – takes less than 10 minutes to throw together, which makes it ideal for meal prep. It’s gluten-free and dairy-free, and Mal requests it ALL the time!

Instant Pot BBQ Lentils

Yum! This Instant Pot BBQ Lentils only calls for 3 main ingredients, and it couldn’t be easier to make. If you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, this recipe is definitely for you! It’s so tasty, satisfying, and makes great leftovers!

Instant Pot Chicken & White Bean Soup

A hearty protein-packed soup that’s perfect for a cold winter night – and you may already have all of the ingredients on-hand. Most are pantry staples, so having these ingredients in your kitchen for a last-minute, super simple weeknight dinner is the way to go!

Instant Pot Garlic Honey Chicken

One of our favorite macro-friendly instant pot recipes! It calls for just 5 ingredients (+ salt and pepper), throw ’em into your Instant Pot, and then set it and forget it! It’s so simple and turns out so well! The chicken is delicious in a sandwich, wrap, mixed with veggies, or on top of a salad. The options are endless!

Instant Pot Lemon Artichoke Shredded Chicken

This recipe for Instant Pot Lemon Artichoke Shredded Chicken only calls for 4 ingredients and comes together in not time at all. Try it on your prep day, and I promise, it’ll become a new favorite! It’s definitely a favorite meal prep macro-friendly instant pot recipe because it’s so versatile!

Do you have a favorite macro-friendly Instant Pot recipe?

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