The Family-Friendly Keto Instant Pot Cookbook

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 17 Sep 2019

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This book is fantastic! As someone who is still fairly new to the Keto diet and really new to instant pot I found the Keto Basics and how to use and care for your instant pot sections really helpful. I loved that the author gave us a sample meal plan and shopping list. The layout of the book works perfectly and the recipes are easy to read and seem like they won't be too difficult to make. There is quite the assortment of recipes and I can't wait to try them out! Thank you to Netgalley and Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds Press for an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review.
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Yum!  This cookbook had me salivating with the pictures and recipes.  I liked the features of this cookbook.  The beginning of the cookbook includes background of the Keto diet.  The recipes are segmented by breakfast, poultry, beef, seafood, sides and desserts.  It includes time to prep/cook/total.  It includes what accessories you'll need to make the recipe in addition to the ingredients.  The recipes also include nutritional information.
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I really enjoyed this book and will definitely try the recipes. i love recipes that you can stick in the slow cooker and be on your way to work and come back and have it ready.
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The cookbook explains the keto diet so that it's easy to understand.  She breaks it down into it's 3 parts.  The book explains how the diet works.  It gives tips for following a keto diet on a budget.  The recipes are divided into breakfast, soups, meats, and desserts.  There are nice big color pictures of the dishes.  The recipes are easy to follow.  She has a section on the Instapot and what different components are and how they work.  I can't list a favorite recipe, because I have too many.  I do really like the pizza dip.  This is a great cookbook for people who want to lose weight, or are diabetic and trying to cut carbs.
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Thank you to netgalley for providing me with a free eARC in exchange for an honest review.

I really want to get more into Keto cooking to reduce my familys carb intake and I just got myself an Instant Pot so this book was the perfect addition to my household.
As a standard of a special diet cookbook, this one also starts with an explanation of what Keto is followed by some information on how the Instant Pot works and what additional equipment makes sense. This section overall made sense and was easy to understand. I especially liked the very practical additions to this part about how to handle Keto on a budget and a sample daily overview. This book does not only put a lot of theory into our face, it actually ties it in well with how to get this transferred into practicing it.

On 160 pages we then have a very good variation of recipes including full site size pictures, which in the instagram day and age is extremely important to me. A recipe without a picture just is not as appealing to me anymore and I tend to only cook what I was able to see. Is this a behavior I find promotable - probably not - is it the truth though? Absolutely. And I believe I am not alone.

The recipes in this book are tasty, easy (and very quick!) to follow, with simple ingredients that don't break the bank or take days to hunt down, and each recipe comes with full nutritional information. Overall I appreciate the simplicity of the input compared to the simple yet creative output. These are recipes that my family will actually eat and enjoy. I am looking forward to a life full of only-10-minute-cooking activities that results in delicious meals.
I am considering purchasing the print copy as well as soon as it becomes available as I love physical editions of my cookbooks.
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Having an instant pot and doing low carb I was excited to review this book. This cookbook has a strong emphasis on southern dishes. Not being from the south I wasn't familiar with some of the recipes. Some recipes were higher carb then most keto dieters would do for a meal (20 net carbs for one dish), but a lot of recipes were fit into the limit. I don't know why on the alfredo spaghetti squash recipe they only put the macros for the sauce instead of the whole dis.
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I am always on the look out for healthy recipes for my family and if they fit in with a low carb life style even better! I do not limit my kids to low carb foods only but it is nice to have meals throughout the week that can be eaten by everyone and that everyone loves. There are so many excellent recipes in this book. Everything from a new spin on crack chicken (a keto fan favorite) to all kinds of soups and main dishes and desserts. I am pretty sure my kids would eat nearly all of the many recipes in this book. I love that they are meals the whole family can love and not kid-centric staples like chicken nuggets and hambugers. While those things have their place, it is nice to have more options that we can all enjoy together. I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys low carb cooking or who want some new healthy recipes for their families.
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What a great cookbook.  Beautiful photographs and I liked how the book flowed.  

The stroganoff meatballs are fantastic.  As are the egg bites.  

I’d like to give this book to my fellow keto followers and instant pot owners!  

Thank you netgalley for the arc of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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Anna Hunley's The Family-Friendly Keto Instant Pot Cookbook is filled with beautiful photos and recipes that I want to try. 

I'm not on the Keto diet, but I am interested in low carb recipes, and this cookbook gave me so many recipes that fulfill my 2 criteria: #1 I can actually make them, and #2 I can actually imagine my family enjoying them! Throw in the fact that these recipes utilize the convenience of the Instant Pot, and I am all in!

The book is smartly divided into recipe sections: apps and party food, soups/stews/chili, covered dishes, beef, poultry/pork/seafood, side dishes, and desserts. Additionally, there are sections discussing shopping, budgeting, going keto with children, using an Instant Pot, and an all-important and extensive educational section to explain how keto works.

In all, this is a beautiful book, knowledgeably written and filled with useable ideas. I did have difficulty downloading and navigating the digital copy, but a print copy would be lovely.

I am most excited to try the Deep Dish Pizza Dip with Fat Head Dough! 

Thank you to NetGalley, author Anna Hunley, and the publisher, for an advanced digital copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
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Although we don't eat keto all the time, it's nice to have this as a resource to cook low-carb when we want to.  And, of course, the Instant Pot makes it much faster, which is nice as a busy parent trying to get dinner on the table in a hurry!
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Combining two of the hottest trends in cooking, Keto and Instant Pot, was a sure way to catch my attention.  Keto can be confusing, yet these recipes are clear cut, using ingredients you'll find in your pantry everyday.  The end results were tasty and so well received, I'm on track to have tried all of them within two weeks.
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This book is very well laid out and easy to read and browse through.  It provides a lot of additional information on keto eating.  Although I didn't find all the recipes appealing they are easy to change and adapt.  The book definitely gives you lots ideas for getting creative with your pressure cooker.  Overall a great book for those on a keto diet.
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Having a family with two kids who are always keeping us busy, sometimes it is hard to stay on track with our keto lifestyle. This book has some amazing recipes that I can't wait to try. My older son even picked a few he wants to look into. Filled with beautifully delicious photos, this book is sure to have a few recipes that will come to the rescue while keeping your waistline happy.
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The Family Friendly Keto Instant Pot Cookbook lives up to expectations.  The information on the Keto diet is well researched and helpful if you are new to the diet.  The recipes are well laid out, easy, and tasty. The nutritional information is included, easy to find at a glance.  The index is thorough and easy to use.  The one drawback is that I would like more pictures, but that is my personal preference for cookbooks.  My family has made fun of some of my Keto meals but they liked everything we tried.  Anna was thoughtful in adding some quick side dishes that can be whipped up as your main dish cooks in the instapot.  I was new to the instapot, I had been wondering if it was just another fad and I already have a traditional pressure cooker that I don't use. This cookbook made my introduction to the instapot very easy, I even made dessert in it!!  Thank you #Netgalley for the ARC.
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I really enjoyed this cookbook. Not only am I pretty new to keto, I am new to my instant pot. The author made it super easy to understand how to cook these meals. Sometimes it’s hard for me to picture what the recipes is going to look like, or even taste,  so I do wish there was a picture with every recipe. But that won’t stop me from making anything. Like I said I am new to keto, stopping all bread products killed me. The fat head dough recipe in itself, will save me. There are recipes in here I have not heard of yet. I can’t wait to make these and add them to my family’s menu. 

I received this copy from Net Galley and Quarto Publishing in return for my honest review.
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This book is fantastic!  Loved the layout, and the assortment of recipes were great!  flipping through there are many recipes my toddler would enjoy, so this title is very fitting.  I love that these can be done in the instant pot, because who doesn't love quick, healthy and delicious meals!
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This is the perfect one stop keto cook book for me. Very easy to follow steps and instructions, economically and easily sourced produce means the stress is taken out of a life changing eating habit.
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There are so many good recipes that I want to make! I already tried the Enchilada Casserole and everyone in the family loved it. I'm especially excited to try the Chocolate Cake. I loved the pictures (granted I wished there were more) and the easy charts Anna mentioned in the beginning.

I received this book at my request and have voluntarily left this unbiased review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
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This book was well arranged. Well researched. Well written. For thise who do have instant pots or for those who don't. I liked some recipes and tips. 
Truly family friendly because you can find recipes for all ages. I liked it
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An amazing assortment of keto recipes. Easy to understand. Minimal effort in preparing. Easily accessible ingredients. Cannot wait to dive into so many of these family friendly recipes. Sometimes when one family member is dieting, everyone else suffers, not the case with this cook book.
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