Skinny Rita’s Grille is not just another Tex-Mex joint. Here, they serve up Mexican food in a healthier way. For starters, everything is cooked in coconut oil, the meat is naturally raised, antibiotic, and hormone-free, and cactus tortillas and all-natural stone ground wheat tortillas are made fresh daily. Cactus tortillas are made with cactus flour instead of the regular white, which results in a corn tortilla texture. For vegans, there’s a quinoa chile relleno or the roasted pepper and corn pesto enchiladas.
Skinny Rita’s Grille, 4002 N Main St, Houston, TX, USA, +1 832 831 6895
Ruggles Green has branded itself ‘the greenest restaurant in Texas’ and for good reason. While they have several locations, their Houston City Centre location is the first in the state and second in the nation to be awarded four-star certification by the Green Restaurant Association. This means that along with their promise to serve locally grown produce, free of trans-fats and GMOs, they are also committed to the reduction of water waste, disposables, and pollution. Enjoy a buffalo burger or one of 35+ gluten-free options, and know you’re treating your body well as well as your community.
Since 2010, Snap Kitchen has been providing health-conscious, take-away meals and cold-pressed juices with the highest quality ingredients. Catering to a multitude of lifestyles, they offer paleo-friendly and non-dairy options, the best part being that all of the hard work is done for you. Expertly crafted by chefs and portion controlled, all you have to do is grab and go. If you’re going to be working late, get a chicken and broccoli hash for later. Life may be crazy, but they make healthy eating a snap.
Snap Kitchen, 5710 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 426 4700
The Austin institution that is Juiceland has finally made its way to Houston with a new location in The Heights. Choose from a wide array of fresh juices, smoothies, shots, and hot beverages. If you’re in the mood for a juice (and possibly had too much to drink the night before) try the ‘recovery punch’, a refreshing blend of lime, watermelon, pineapple, beet, and coconut water topped off with a pinch of Himalayan sea salt. Getting hydrated never tasted so good.
Juiceland, 3206 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX, USA, +1 832 433-7831