New year, new dishes to cook at home


We hope your New Year’s was filled with lots of good luck and hopeful thoughts about the year ahead. On Instagram, we enjoyed seeing how you rang in 2017 with delicious food through the #Austin360Cooks hashtag.

Last week, Elizabeth Lindemann, who writes the blog Bowl of Delicious (@bowlofdelicious, bowlofdelicious.com), shared her photo and recipe for a paleo chicken salad that’s both mayo-free and dairy-free. It was the most popular recipe on her site last year and is a great fit if you’re doing the Whole30, a 30-day paleo diet from Melissa and Dallas Hartwig.

Lindemann suggests cooking the chicken — a whole chicken or bone-in, skin-on breasts — in a slow cooker with a little water for about 6 hours on low. When you’re storing the salad, press a layer of plastic wrap on top to reduce any browning of the avocado.

You can find the full recipe at bowlofdelicious.com.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Austin360 Eats

‘Come and Take It’: Lone Star celebrates Texas Independence Day with special cans
‘Come and Take It’: Lone Star celebrates Texas Independence Day with special cans

Texans have a lot of state pride. Which means that, for us, Texas Independence Day is just about as important as the Fourth of July.  And now we have a beer to celebrate with. Lone Star, the so-called national beer of Texas, has gotten a temporary makeover in honor of our beloved state’s 182nd birthday — the day, in 1836, when we gained...
Marvel or DC? Texas wants it both ways on comic book favorites
Marvel or DC? Texas wants it both ways on comic book favorites

The most boring question in all of geekdom: Are you a DC or a Marvel fan? Hold on a second, I need to push my glasses up on my nose. DC and Marvel are the world’s two dominant comic book companies, the ones that have published the adventures of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman (on the DC side) and Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men...
Check out the menu from Better Half, the restaurant from Brew & Brew that opens next week
Check out the menu from Better Half, the restaurant from Brew & Brew that opens next week

Better Half , the all-day Southern-influenced restaurant from the group behind the popular beer/coffee bar Brew & Brew in East Austin, will officially open to the public Tuesday morning at 406 Walsh St. (at the corner of Fifth and Walsh streets). Fried chicken biscuit with jalapeño honey butter at Better Half...
How do you cook octopus anyway? Use high heat, mind the beak
How do you cook octopus anyway? Use high heat, mind the beak

I’ve been a fan of octopus since I lived in Spain, where it is used in several traditional dishes. In Galicia in the Northwestern part of Spain, you’ll find thick tentacles sliced into thin discs and coated in olive oil and paprika, often served with potatoes. In other places, you’ll find baby octopi or a few single ...
Austin360 On The Record: Shawn Colvin, Wilson Marks, Arielle LaGuette
Austin360 On The Record: Shawn Colvin, Wilson Marks, Arielle LaGuette

OUT THIS WEEK Shawn Colvin, “The Starlighter” (Amazon Music). A sequel of sorts to her 1998 children’s album “Holiday Songs and Lullabies,” Colvin’s new album further plays out her fascination with composer Alec Wilder and illustrator Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s music...
More Stories