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Instant Pot Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala

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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Turmeric Kiwi Protein Smoothie

Sweet and refreshing protein smoothie with turmeric, kiwi, banana, and yogurt. This delicious shake is a marvelous meal-on-the-go.

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Turmeric Kiwi Protein Smoothie |

My mealtimes all revolve around protein. If you follow me on Instagram, I probably sound like a broken record, as I have mentioned many times in the past, I take a but first, protein approach to food. I make sure I get at least 20 grams of protein at every meal, and in the event that I snack between meals, I make sure my snacks are protein-centric as well.

In addition to making sure I get adequate protein throughout the day, I also tend to drink a smoothie for either breakfast or lunch. That may seem like a pretty light meal, but my smoothies are typically on the higher calorie end in the way of smoothies, and have a pretty decent macro profile.

I’ve found that having one liquid meal per day also helps with digestion – simply put, liquid is far easier for your body to process than solid food. In this sense, protein smoothies are currently a big deal in my life, as I usually drink them after I workout to replenish muscle glycogen and feed my broken down muscle fibers with protein.

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Immunity-Boosting Turmeric Chicken Soup

This turmeric chicken soup includes carrots, parsnips, kale, bone broth, and more for an immunity-boosting powerhouse meal. It’s super quick and easy to make and is paleo, keto, AIP, and whole30. Is there anything more gratifying than a big bowl of chicken soup? Truthfully, I don’t discriminate when it comes to chicken soup genre – …

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Instant Pot Turmeric Chicken and Root Vegetables

Instant Pot turmeric chicken in an aromatic turmeric coconut milk sauce with carrots, sweet potatoes, and parsnips. This nutritious meal is perfect for any night of the week! This post is sponsored by Thrive® Culinary Algae Oil. Say hello to my new favorite chicken recipe! Tender fall-off-the-bone chicken is one of those foods I continuously crave, …

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Orange Marinated Chicken Bowls with Zucchini “Rice” (Paleo, Keto)

Baked Orange-Marinated Chicken Bowls with Zucchini Rice and Orange Turmeric Tahini Sauce. This squeaky clean nutritious bowl is awesome for those looking for a clean dinner, a low-carb, paleo, Low-FODMAP and/or keto dinner recipe. Plus, it’s tasty as can be! Helloooooo baked chicken bowl of my dreams! Finally, we meet! These bowls are one of …

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Orange-Turmeric Tahini Sauce

Tangy, creamy sweet orange-turmeric tahini sauce perfect for drizzling on all your meals (particularly your bowl food!). This easy 5-ingredient recipe is paleo and vegan.

Orange-Turmeric Tahini Sauce - paleo, vegan, perfect for drizzling on just about anything to spruce it up! | #glutenfree #healthyrecipe

You’re looking at my newest favorite sauce for all the bowl recipes I consume. As we all know, a well-engineered sauce is what brings all the scrumtrulescence to a big bowl o’ food. It ties the ingredients together into a cohesive unit so you feel as though the meal is a marriage of ingredients rather than random ingredients thrown helter-skelter in a bowl.

One of my priorities when writing my upcoming cookbook, Paleo Power Bowls, was ensuring all my sauces were dialed in. Not only does each bowl recipe come with its own sauce or dressing of some sort, but I added bonus sauces at the end of the book to help change things up and keep things interesting.

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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Burrito Bowls

Slow cooked barbacoa beef with turmeric rice, cabbage slaw, and a homemade maple barbecue sauce. These filling bowls are paleo-friendly and packed with fresh, delicious ingredients. Hellooooo Monday! I took a short trip to Berkeley, CA over the weekend to visit a few friends (one being Sarah from Making Thyme for Health, which was a …

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Turmeric Quinoa Breakfast Bowls with Peppers and Kale

Savory quinoa breakfast bowls with sauteed bell peppers, onion, and kale, topped with a runny egg and avocado – a well-rounded superfood paleo breakfast to keep you energized and on track throughout the day. This post is sponsored by Thrive® Culinary Algae Oil. In the five years I’ve been blogging, I’ve watched various products and types …

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Orange Ginger Turmeric Whole Roast Chicken

Herb and citrus whole roast chicken with turmeric and ginger. Served with a side of roasted vegetables, this makes for a winning meal that happens to be paleo and Whole30 approved.   This chicken may as well go down in history as the chicken that launched a thousand ships. Story time! After preparing and shooting …

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Ginger and Turmeric Braised Chicken

Ginger Turmeric Braised Chicken with root vegetables and rice. This nutrient-rich meal only requires one pot and is packed with flavor and health benefits! Most of us go through cooking peaks and troughs on a revolving basis. We have moments that make us feel like accomplished cooking ninjas, as well as botched attempts that make …

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Indian-Spiced Beet Veggie Burgers with Lemon-Dill Yogurt Sauce

Incredibly nutritious beet veggie burgers with lemon-dill sauce. Top these tasty veggie burgers with avocado and sprouts for a delicious meal. This recipe for beet burgers was one of my first blog posts back when I was blogging as a hobby. They continue to be the only beet burger I have ever made because they’re just so …

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