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The time is now to combine the two things that are more important than ever this year — creating healthy eating habits and supporting the local restaurant scene. Whether you’re grabbing takeout one day a week, or one day a month, these four healthy Houston, Texas, restaurants are worth your patronage.


With a menu dedicated to the changing seasons, Sweetgreen is dedicated to providing Houston with simple, seasonal, and healthy food that inspires. Try one of their seasonal dishes, like the Miso Bowl, or the Green Goddess and Sweet Potato dish. Looking for something warm and filling? The harvest bowl is fully loaded with roasted chicken, sweet potatoes, apples, goat cheese – all the good stuff.


Veegos is hands down the best vegan Mexican food restaurant in Houston, offering made-to-order items like nachos, pozoles, tostadas, and Mexican bowls. Their take on authentic Mexican dishes offer a flair nobody can match. A flautas plate with deep-fried taquitos stuffed with potatoes and cheese? Yes, please. Vegans – or anyone who simply loves good food – would be well suited to slide Veegos into their takeout rotation.

Green Lane Co.

Clean eating made easy and delicious, Green Lane Co. in Houston stands behind its motto that happy eating equals a healthy gut. Catered to those on the go, Green Lane Co. offers simple and healthy food options with a well-rounded menu full of smoothies, cold-pressed juices, bowls, breakfast dishes, acai bowls, salads, and more. You can even customize your dish as you’d like, with a build-your-own option that includes one protein and choice of sides. Feel good, inside and out, with a healthy dose of Green Lane Co.

True Food Kitchen

A perfect option for a healthy family meal, True Food Kitchen offers the best in comfort food you can feel good about. Plenty of their items are vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free to accommodate special diets. Not only is their food downright craveable, but it’s carefully crafted so that every bite serves up big flavor and fresh ingredients that are good for you. Besides their regular restaurant menu offerings, they also have family meals to go, with favorites like spaghetti squash casserole, grilled chicken avocado wraps, and teriyaki bowls. Take out or take home, True Food will please any palate.

Give yourself a break in the kitchen with a visit to one of these four local healthy restaurants in Houston, Texas. Not only will you be supporting a local business in need, you’ll be feeding your body with the food it needs and craves.

For more places to check out and things to do in Houston, Texas, visit The Ranch at Shadow Lake blog.