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The Instant Pot Is About to Go on Major Sale for Black Friday

Snag this awesome deal while it lasts!
Instant Pot 7-in-1 pressure cooker

Unless you live in a faraway land, you're probably well aware of how useful the Instant Pot is. The magic appliance—which falls somewhere between a pressure cooker and a slow cooker—is riding on a massive wave of popularity, thanks to its ability to facilitate healthier eating as well as save you time in the kitchen. Luckily, Black Friday is only a few days away—and there are some stand-out sales on the gadget that you won't want to sleep on.

Where you can find the best Instant Pot deals

We're all guilty of piling our shopping carts with wish list items around the holidays, only to chicken out when it's time to fork over our credit card info. This Black Friday, though, you're going to want to actually follow through. The Instant Pot DUO60 6-Quart 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, which usually sells for about $100 on Amazon, will only cost you $89.95 on the retail site (with free shipping included, even for non-Prime members!).

Similarly, at Target or Macy's, you can snag the same Instant Pot model discounted down to $70. If you're shopping online at Macy's, you'll need the code "JOY" to unlock 20 percent off.

Retail giant Walmart will sell the 8-Quart Lux 6-in-1 Model for $59 with free two-day shipping (regularly priced at $99) on Black Friday.

Kohl's will offer the 6-quart Instant Pot DUO for $84.99 with the checkout code "JOY," and you'll also score $15 in Kohl's Cash.

If you're looking to shop for the Instant Pot, now's the time!

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Why you should invest in an Instant Pot

Instant pot chop
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With the New Year approaching, it'll soon be time to make those healthy eating resolutions. If pushing for a healthier lifestyle is on your list, the Instant Pot will undoubtedly help you stick to it. A slew of easy and nutritious recipes will be at your fingertips—minus a sink full of dirty dishes.

The biggest standout is the easy meal-prep the pot provides. Instead of reaching for sugary cereals or your third bagel of the week for breakfast, you can cook steel-cut oats in a fraction of the time a stovetop would demand. With a rice maker setting to whip up a speedy vat of brown rice or quinoa, and another function to effortlessly steam up veggies to go with it, packing a healthy lunch will suddenly be simpler than Seamlessing a massive sub or deceivingly unhealthy salad.

And the Instant Pot concocts hearty dinners in a jiffy, too! You can cook protein on the slow-cooker setting and let the pot work its magic. The best part is that cooking with an Instant Pot requires minimal attention and allows you to whip up a whole meal in one pot—with plenty of space to cook enough for leftovers. Even if you already own the handy kitchen gadget, consider gifting it to the new home cook on your list. Plus, they'll never know that you scored such a great deal on it!

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