Pumpkin Poblano Casserole

The holidays can be a tough time when you’re trying to lose weight. Many people decide to just go ahead and enjoy holiday food without guilt – and there’s nothing wrong with that approach. There’s something to be said for enjoying the holidays – as long as “enjoying the holidays” […]

Healthy Chicken Adobo

Adobo is the name for a lot of dishes and sauces – that’s because it translates simply to “sauce,” dressing or marinade. Over time various regions have developed their own regional versions of this classic Spanish sauce. In Houston, the more common version is the Mexican sauce that includes tomatoes […]

Shrimp Salad with Farro & Watercress

Shrimp Salad with Farro & Watercress

Shrimp salad with farro and watercress is a tasty and healthy salad that keeps well and needs no reheating (perfect for lunch!). This delicious weight loss recipe is adaptable for even healthier results.  Houston is home to many different cultures which makes the variety of food here amazing. Of course, […]

Lentil Salad with Beets and Spinach

This salad is heartier than it looks, and packs a surprising amount of protein for a vegetarian dish. Roasted beets and lentils are a healthy combination that will help keep you satisfied (and are packed with nutrients as well). If you aren’t a fan or the earthy taste of red […]

Roasted Cumin Shrimp and Apsparagus

Ingredients Directions 1. Place couscous in bowl. Top with juice of 1/2 orange and 1 cup hot tap water; cover and let sit 15 min.; fluff and season with salt and pepper. 2. Meanwhile, season shrimp with cumin, cayenne, and salt. 3. Broil shrimp, along with asparagus tossed with oil […]

Mexican Eggs Benedict

Ingredients Directions 1. Combine the tomatoes, avocado, onion, cilantro, lime juice, ¼ teaspoon of the salt, and the pepper in a bowl. Set the salsa aside. 2. Bring 2 inches of water to a very gentle simmer in a large skillet. Add the vinegar. Carefully break the eggs into the […]

Healthy Greek Chicken Bowl

Ingredients Directions 1. To make the homemade tzatziki: grate ½ a cucumber and transfer to a fine mesh strainer. Using several paper towels, squeeze all the extra water out of the cucumber. 2. Add the shredded cucumber to a medium bowl with the greek yogurt, ½ tsp garlic powder, ½ […]