Unless you’ve been off the grid for the last year, you’ve most likely heard of the Instant Pot craze. This magical pot is a combo of slow cooker and pressure cooker, and can cook meat, rice, beans, vegetables, cakes and even yogurt! But the biggest — and best — advantage of pressure cooking is that food cooks up to 70 percent faster. By cooking with pressure, you can whip up a healthy meal in just one-third of the time. Who doesn’t love that?
This story was originally published in June 2017 and updated in September 2018.