Instant Pot No-Soak Pinto Beans (& Others)

(Total actual time in pot = approx 90 min)

  • Plug in Instant Pot
  • Wash/ rinse dry beans
  • Pour beans in Instant Pot w/ three inches water above beans & add some garlic
  • Twist lid closed
  • Press “Manual” button
  • Close top vent key (use “SEALING” position)
  • Timer will show 30 min.

(Usually you press “+” to ADD time, or “-” to SUBTRACT time. But don’t do that b/c 30 min is perfect for dry beans!)

  • Just wait & pot will warm up & eventually begin the 30 min cooking countdown.
  • When finished it will switch to LO keep warm mode. You may unplug now. Do nothing else, just wait & let heat release natually for approx 30 more minutes.
  • Twist open & eat. Very hot metal pot!

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Approximate cooking times for other unsoaked beans in Instant Pot:

Black beans: 20 to 25 min
Black-eyed peas : 20 to 25 min
Great Northern beans: 25 to 30 min
Navy beans: 25 to 30 min
Pinto beans: 25 to 30 min
Cannellini beans: 35 to 40 min
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans): 35 to 40 min

Day 71 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Face exercise
# Lift lunch sisters

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
* orchard apricots & banana
* few XL-pistachios
* black beans, brown rice, salsa, steamed cabbage & collard greens
* steamed corn
* sourdough XL-toast w/ XL-avocado
* grilled veggie burger on whole wheat XL-bun w/ tomato, lettuce, onion, pickle, mustard, carrots, few XL-fries

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 70 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Face exercise
# Powerwalk & mini-trampoline 1 hour

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
* orchard apricots & banana
* grapenuts & flakes, rolled oats, orchard boysenberries, banana & almond milk
* just a few XL-pistachios
* black beans, brown rice, radishes, salsa, steamed cabbage & collard greens, XL-avocado, sauerkraut
* sourdough XL-toast
* XL-sweet beverage

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 69 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Powerwalk dogs for 1 hour

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
* orchard apricots
* grapenuts & flakes, rolled oats, orchard boysenberries, ground flaxseed, almond milk
* banana
* black beans, brown rice, salsa, steamed collard greens, carrots, tomato, sauerkraut
* sourdough XL-toast w/ XL-avocado
* XL-sweet beverage

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 68 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Jog outdoors 45 min
# Lift lunch sisters
# Face exercise

WATER:
(2) × (25.4) = 50.8

EATS:
* rolled oats, raspberries, banana, ground flaxseed, water
* catered lunch (oilfree mashed pinto beans, Mexican rice w/ canola XL-oil, raw carrots, broccoli, radishes, corn tortillas)
* veggie sandwich (avocado, cilantro, peppadew peppers, cucumbers, tomato, romaine lettuce, red onions, spicy mustard on french baguette)
* vegan coconut ice XL-cream

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 66 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Walk stairs & standing desk intermittently for a few hours (b/c I missed leg day at gym due to traffic)
# Powerwalk & stroll intermittently for 4 hours

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
* rolled oats, raspberries, ground flaxseed, water
* banana
* veggie burger on whole wheat XL-bun, lettuce, tomato, mustard
* french XL-fries
* Greek salad (fresh greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, pepperoncini, chickpeas, XL-olives, very small amt of lemon-oregano XL-dressing, w/ pita XL-bread)
* naked brc burrito (pinto beans, black beans, rice, raw cabbage, kale, cilantro, onion, red & green salsa, lemon… NO tortilla)

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 67 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
Rest

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
Backyard fruit getting ripe!
* fresh boysenberries
* fresh apricot
* rolled oats, blueberries, boysenberries, grapenuts & flakes, almond milk
* banana
* vegan coconut ice XL-cream sandwich
* vegan burrito bowl (black beans, brown rice, corn, XL-avocado, romaine lettuce, pico de gallo, sauerkraut)
* home-baked oilfree “fries” (both white & seeet potatoes)
* radishes

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 65 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Face exercise
# Lift Ab-domination
# Standing desk 6 hrs
# Kickbox 45 min

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
* banana
* rolled oats, ground flaxseed, barley/alfalfa powder, raspberries, water
* red grapes
* very veggie soup (w/ cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, mushrooms, kale, sundried tomato, onion, green & red peppers, lemon & high fiber noodles)
* XL-avocado toast
* pinto beans, sauerkraut, XL-avocado

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food

Day 64 of Year 3 Low-SOS Vegan Plan

EXERCISE:
# Face exercise
# Lift lunch sisters
# Standing desk 4.5 hrs
# Walking desk 1 hr

WATER:
(3) × (25.4) = 76.2

EATS:
* bananas
* pinto beans, brown rice , salsa, kale, tomato, lemon, XL-avocado
* corn
* cauliflower
* baked oilfree corn XL-tortilla strips
* vegan dark chocolate covered peanuts (contains XL-coconut “butter”)
* very veggie soup (w/ cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, mushrooms, kale, sundried tomato, onion, green & red peppers, lemon & high fiber noodles)
* XL-avocado toast

… SUN HAS SET …

Cmmt: XL indicates uncommon extravagantly luscious food