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A deliciously authentic tasting paleo chicken tikka masala recipe made easily in your pressure cooker! This amazing tender chicken stewed in aromatic sauce tastes just like restaurant-style chicken tikka masala.

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Instant Pot Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala - an easy approach to the Indian classic that tastes just like restaurant tikka masala! |

Preparing Indian food at home has been a hobby of mine for years. The aromatic flavors, the scent of cooking with an array of spices, the process of getting a dish to taste just like the authentic version is a beautiful sensory experience – and a very welcome challenge!

If you’ve been following The Roasted Root for many moons, you may even remember my Crock Pot Chicken Tikka Masala, which broke the internet back in its hay day.

Because it’s been a long time since we have Tikka Masala-ed together, I thought I would re-visit the subject paleo-style in the Instant Pot.

Paleo Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala - a goof-proof super easy recipe that tastes just like authentic Indian tikka masala | #dairyfree #glutenfree #healthy

The traditional version of Chicken Tikka Masala uses yogurt for marinating the chicken and sometimes calls for heavy cream in the sauce. I replace the dairy using full-fat canned coconut milk and the result is sinfully delicious.

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Instant Pot Pot Roast with Balsamic Gravy - paleo, whole30, low carb, keto, healthy dinner recipe |


I’m so excited to share this recipe for Instant Pot Pot Roast with you, not only because shredded beef is one of my favorite foods ever, but also because it’s comin’ atcha from Natalie Perry’s new cookbook, The Big Book of Paleo Pressure Cooking.

You may remember Natalie’s first cookbook, The Big Book of Paleo Slow Cooking from my Crock Pot Citrus Pork Chili with Mango post last year. She’s seriously an absolute rock star at recipe development in general and I’m amazed by her ability to generate such easy yet creative and delicious one-pot meals.

Instant Pot Pot Roast with Balsamic Gravy - paleo, whole30, low carb, keto, healthy dinner recipe |

The way I see it, The Big Book of Paleo Pressure Cooking is perfect for the pressure cooking newbie to the pressure cooking maven. I’m still fairly new to my Instant Pot, and have found Natalies recipes to be so easy to follow. AND THEY’RE ALL SO GOOD! <- sorry to yell at your face.

The Big Book of Paleo Pressure Cooking includes an introduction that gives you the full rundown on how a pressure cooker (any brand, not just Instant Pot!) works.

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Hearty, flavorful sausage and cabbage stew made quickly and easily using your Instant Pot! Make this meal ahead of time and have it on hand for the whole week!

Instant Pot Cabbage and Sausage Stew (with a slow cooker method!) - paleo, Whole30, and healthy |

Hey, you! How was your Thanksgiving?

My family kept things traditional and mellow, with a turkey, a couple vegetable side dishes, mashed sweet potatoes, and that Paleo Pumpkin Cheesecake I showed you last week. *Simple* goes a long way in keeping things light and fun in my family!

While the couple months surrounding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year can be disorienting for many of us, I’m doing what I can to stick to my regular eating and exercise regimen this year (last year was a doozy for me!!) even if that does sound like an epic snooze fest.

For me, that means not allowing myself to get carried away with sugary blissful treats (you know how I love my sugar…) and not allowing other people’s re-evaluation of their own habits seep through to mine. I’m still developing dessert recipes, just doing everything in my power to keep the consumption of them at a reasonable level.

And so!

Meals like this Instant Pot Sausage and Cabbage Soup continue to be my main squeeze. I love them so.

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Hearty Instant Pot Beef Stew with carrots, parsnips, and butternut squash. This potato-free stew recipe is filling, nutritious, paleo, whole30 and AIP-friendly. Recipe also includes a Low-FODMAP option! Not too long ago, one of my friends and I were discussing the types of ingredients our parents  put in beef stew when we were kids. She …

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Paleo Instant Pot Pulled Pork made with only a few simple ingredients! This easy recipe includes a recipe for paleo barbecue sauce, but you can easily use your favorite store-bought or homemade BBQ sauce of choice.   Instant Pot recipe #2 comin atcha! If you all checked out my Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki, you know …

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Quick and easy Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki with rice and vegetables. This super simple recipe is packed with flavor and is ultra comforting for those busy times you’re looking for a filling meal. When it comes to trends, I can be quite the slow adapter. It took me years to accept skinny jeans, and I …

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