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“Roasted” Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli

Make perfectly steamed Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli, along with the most delicious “roasted” garlic lemon dressing, all without turning on the oven!

Roasted Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli

Broccoli is one of those side dishes that’s a staple in our house. It goes well with almost all dishes, and it’s one of the few vegetable that my husband actually enjoys. I used to love roasted broccoli, but recently switched over to the steamed version. Either way, broccoli is just so delicious in all forms, and I especially love it seasoned with garlic and lemon.

One of the newest ways I’ve been cooking broccoli that’s been a LIFE CHANGER is in the Instant Pot. It’s so easy, SO quick, and there are just so many less dishes at the end of it all. In this “Roasted” Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli, both the garlic and broccoli are cooked in the Instant Pot and all if it’s done in less than 30 minutes.

Roasted Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli

Roasted Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli

You may be confused with the instructions when it says that you set the Instant Pot to 0 minutes for the broccoli, but that’s correct. The broccoli will cook super quickly as the Instant Pot comes to pressure, and that’s all it needs. You release the pressure as soon as you hear it beep, and you’ll have a perfectly cooked broccoli that’s ready to be seasoned.

And the “roasted” garlic lemon dressing, guys. I kinda wanna put it on EVERYTHING. It’s such a great flavor combo and I couldn’t stop eating these until they were gone. If you are in need of a new way to prepare your broccoli, I highly recommend you try this Instant Pot method, because it’s absolutely delicious. I’m pretty sure this will be the only way we cook broccoli until we get sick of it!

Roasted Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli

"Roasted" Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli

Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 122 kcal
Author: Jean Choi

Make perfectly steamed Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli, along with the most delicious "roasted" garlic lemon dressing, all without turning on the oven!

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Ingredients

  • 1 small head of garlic
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp + 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 heads of broccoli separated into florets (about 6 cups of florets)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt plus more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Omit for AIP
  • Sprinkle of crushed red pepper, for garnish Optional: omit for AIP

Instructions

  1. Slice off the top of the garlic head. 

  2. Pour water into the Instant Pot and fit a steamer basket over the water. 

  3. Place the garlic head on the steamer and drizzle 1 tsp of olive oil over it.

  4. Close the the lid and make sure the pressure valve is set to SEALING. Set it to HIGH on MANUAL for 8 minutes. 

  5. Once it beeps to a finish, wait 10 minutes for the pressure to release naturally. 

  6. Open the lid and carefully remove the garlic and set aside to cool. Leave the water and the steamer basket in the Instant Pot.

  7. Add broccoli florets to the Instant Pot on the steamer basket, while the water is still hot.

  8. Close the the lid and make sure the pressure valve is set to SEALING. Set it to MANUAL for 0 minutes. 

  9. Immediate release the pressure valve once it beeps to a finish and open the lid. 

  10. Transfer the broccoli florets to a mixing bowl.

  11. Once the garlic is cool enough to handle, gently squeeze out the cloves and place in a blender.

  12. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to the blender with the garlic cloves and blend until smooth and creamy.

  13. Pour the lemon garlic sauce over the broccoli. Gently toss together. Taste and add more sea salt, if needed.

  14. Garnish with crushed red peppers, if using, and serve.

Nutrition Facts
"Roasted" Garlic Lemon Paleo Instant Pot Broccoli
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sodium 457mg 19%
Potassium 664mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 25.3%
Vitamin C 223.3%
Calcium 9.5%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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AIP & Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies

These AIP & Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies are made with grass-fed gelatin, making them a healthy, gut-healing treat. You won’t believe how easy they are to make!

Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies

I’ve been making gummy treats at home ever since I learned about grass-fed gelatin and its amazing health benefits, especially when it comes  to gut healing and skin health. It brings me back to my childhood when I would beg my mom to get me gummy treats all the time. They are so chewy and yummy, and I love how there are endless variations when it comes to their flavors and shapes, especially when you make it at home.

These AIP & Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies are my newest favorite flavor with a delicious combination of blueberries and lemon juice. It contains all real food ingredients with none of that crap that’s in conventional gummy candies like food colorings, starches, and processed sugars.

Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies

If you don’t have a gummy mold, you can just make these in a small baking dish or a silicon ice tray. But I bought these adorable molds to make these healthy gummy bears and I’m seriously obsessed with how they turned out!

These Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies are also great for a holiday treat because you can get themed molds to make different shapes. Halloween is just around the corner, so I made a few gummy worms in addition to the bears to get into the festive spirit. Aren’t they so cute? Hope you enjoy this super fun and nutritious recipe!

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Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies

AIP & Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies

Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Author: Jean Choi

These AIP & Paleo Blueberry Sour Gummies are made with grass fed gelatin, making them a healthy, gut-healing treat. You won't believe how easy they are to make!

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp raw honey
  • 1/3 cup grass-fed gelatin Use code GREATGRANDMA10 for 10% off your entire order

Instructions

  1. Combine blueberries, lemon juice, and honey in a blender, blend until completely mixed. Pour out the contents into a saucepan on the stovetop.
  2. Add gelatin, and whisk until it thickens.
  3. Turn on the heat to low and whisk for 5 minutes, or until the mixture thins out.
  4. Pour into silicon molds, or a small baking dish.
  5. Transfer to the refrigerator for 1 hour until the gummies firm up.
  6. Remove the gummies from the molds. If you used a baking dish, cut them into bite-sized squares.

  7. Enjoy immediately or store them in the refrigerator.

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Grilled Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers

Get your grill ready because you’ll want to try these Grilled Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers. They are easy to make, Whole30-friendly, and so so delicious!

Paleo Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers

I’m so excited to share this recipe because I love it so much that I actually made it twice this week. Shrimp is one of those things I tend to forget about and then when I do remember to cook them, I can’t get over how delicious they are. Especially when paired with some delicious spices and flavors, it really can’t be beat.

This recipe started out with me just putting random ingredients together that I had in the kitchen to make the marinade. This is how some of my best recipes start sometimes. Nothing planned, just organically coming together from me experimenting with whatever available ingredients I have. It’s just the best feeling when it turns out as amazing as these Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers.

Paleo Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers

Paleo Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers

What is it about food on stick that makes them so much more tastier? These Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers are the best cooked on the grill, but you can still enjoy them if you don’t have one. Just broil them for the same amount of time, or you can just pan fry them without putting them on skewers. Although, if you are like me, that’s definitely not as fun to eat!

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Paleo Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers

Grilled Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 39 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jean Choi

Get your grill ready because you'll want to try these Grilled Lemon Curry Shrimp Skewers. They are easy to make, Whole30-friendly, and so so delicious!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Fresh basil or cilantro for garnish
  • Metal or bamboo skewers

Marinade

Instructions

  1. Pat the shrimp dry with a paper towel and place in a plastic ziplock bag.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the marinade.
  3. Pour the marinade in the bag with the shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Place the shrimp in the refrigerator and marinate for 30 minutes - 3 hours.
  5. If using bamboo skewers, soak in water 30 minutes before cooking.
  6. Heat the grill to high.
  7. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and thread on to the skewers.
  8. Grill for 2 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  9. Sprinkle with lemon juice and garnish with basil or cilantro before serving.

Recipe Notes

Don't have a grill? You can broil or pan fry these shrimp for the same amount of time!

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