Bariatric Friendly Recipes For Your Instant Pot
Today I am sharing some fantastic recipes which you can cook in your Instant Pot and eat as a bariatric patient. Finding healthy and tasty food following gastric bypass surgery or any kind of weight loss surgery can be a challenge. This article will help you to find some easy, quick and tasty bariatric recipes which I’m sure you will love.
It is important to have a meal plan following bariatric surgery, and to stick to it as much as possible. However, I know that sometimes life gets in the way and we don’t always have time to cook a healthy meal from scratch. That’s where your Instant Pot comes in!
Gastric Bypass is a big thing and sometimes be overwhelming and difficult to navigate. Check out these 10 Delicious Gastric Bypass Recipes to help get you started.
These recipes are all bariatric-friendly, meaning they are low in sugar, carbs and calories. They are also healthy and delicious, so you can enjoy your food without feeling guilty.
Low Carb Instant Pot Recipes
One of the key aims when following a bariatric diet is to eat low carb foods. The first five recipes are all low carb and delicious! You can find these recipes by visiting the websites below .
I’ve personally tried all of these these bariatric friendly recipes and love each and every one of them!
If you’ve never had an Instant pot then trust me, your in for a surprise! I bought my first pressure cooker, A Pressure King Pro last year and could not believe how much time this wonderful kitchen appliance would save me!
I’ve since purchased the American Instant Pot and use both pressure cookers on a regular basis! I love them and am sure you will love yours too! you can purchase the Instant pot on Amazon or from a local store.
African Instant Pot Peanut Butter Chicken – Recipes From The Pantry
One of my favourite Instant Pot recipe blogs has to be Recipes From The Pantry. Bintu is an amazing cook and this easy chicken recipe is both bariatric friendly, low carb and gluten free.
African Peanut Butter Chicken packs a punch and is a great bariatric recipe for you to try. This is a native Sierra Leone recipe and one I really like. In fact the whole family loves this dish!
Instant Pot Chilli With Ground Beef – The INSTANT POT TABLE
Ground Beef Chilli can be super tasty and full of nutrition. This Instant pot beef chilli recipe is over on my family fun blog and is a huge hit.
Both the beef and the kidney beans are a great source of protein in this bariatric friendly recipe and it’s another one you can batch cook and freeze into the perfect bariatric size portion!
Go check out the recipe for the most delicious Instant Pot Chilli Beef Recipe around.
Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup – the instant pot table
Now this is the first recipe I ever tried in my Instant Pot. Chicken Taco soup is a great bariatric recipe.
This delicious chicken dish has all the flavours of a taco dish with plenty of protein and we know how important protein is following gastric bypass or sleeve surgery!
High Protein Bariatric Soup
You can make this fantastic high protein chicken recipe in an instant, super fast and even better, you can batch cook and have meals on standby for when your super busy or not feeling well.
Instant Pot Cauliflower Mash Potatoes – April Go Lightly
Cauliflower is a great substitute for potatoes following gastric bypass surgery and this bariatric friendly cauliflower mash recipe is my go to vegetable mash recipe.
Plain cauliflower can be bland but this fantastic soft food recipe has low fat sour cream and tasty flavours making it delicious and adding protein to the mix.
Great For The Pureed Stage
This is an ideal recipe for the pureed food stage following gastric bypass and is something you can make over and over again.
I’m sure you will love this low carb option and the Instant pot cauliflower mash is amazing.
Caramel Onion, Mushroom And Kale Quiche With No Crust – Wholesome Yum
I’ve always loved quiche and this high protein quiche recipe is ideal for anyone looking for a healthy instant pot bariatric recipe. You don’t have to give up quiche following gastric bypass surgery!
In fact, making this crustless quiche is a great way to pack in the nutrients from vegetables alongside your daily protein requirements.
Quiche For Weight Loss
This Onion, Mushroom and Kale Quiche dish is certainly a bariatric friendly recipe and one I really enjoy. I personally love to add tomatoes to this recipe. It’s one of my favourite Instant pot quiche recipes for sure!
Instant Pot Egg Bites – The Instant pot table
Instant Pot Egg Bites is a fantastic recipe for gastric bypass patients and a great high protein snack.
I first experimenting with cooking egg bites in my Instant pot after purchasing an Instant pot egg mould. It made the process of cooking these delicious egg bites easy and simple and you can make a hope heap at once and use them for packed lunches or work.
Easy To Make Egg Bites
You can find the Instant Pot Star Bucks Copy Cat Egg Bites Recipe Here! These egg bites are full of my favorite flavors with bell peppers. This recipe is easy to make and saves time. you’ll love this recipe.
I sure hope you enjoy this list. I can personally vouch for all these tried and true recipes, they are great, perfect for anyone following gastric bypass surgery and a great bariatric food option. Don’t forget t0 check out our list of high protein tuna recipes.
You may also enjoy the following Instant pot recipes which are low carb!
- French Carrot Vegetable Medley
- Creamy Instant Pot Pork Chops
- Instant Pot Peruvian Soup
- Instant Pot Taquitos
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!