Healthy NYC Dishes

Two New York City premiere dining spots are sharing with Healthy Hairdresser the ingredients for a couple of dishes that will have you feeling good about eating out. If you’re nowhere near NYC, you can make these at home and feel good about what’s going on in your own kitchen!


BSC Guacamole

Bounce Sporting Club


2 ripe avocados

2 limes, squeezed for juice

1/2 Fresno chili pepper, seeded and diced

1 tbsp cilantro leaves, chopped

1 tbsp red onion, diced

Kosher salt

4 corn tortilla, cut in wedges

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper


Chef Sean Onowich’s comments:

“It’s easy for everyone to make, it’s a crowd favorite and the health and beauty benefits are a bonus.” 


Health benefits:

Guacamole is made with avocado, which promotes healthy skin in three ways: the mono-unsaturated fatty acid helps to moisturize the outer layer of the skin; vitamin E prevents skin damage and reduces the effects of UVA and UVB rays; and antioxidants protect the skin from environmental damage that leads to fine lines. The chili peppers in the recipe contribute further to skin health.



Tabbouleh with Grilled shrimp and Tzatziki




1 pint bulgur 

1 bunch mint

1 bunch parsley

1 pint cherry tomatoes

1 red onion

1 cucumber


Sherry vinegar

Olive oil



Grilled Shrimp


Olive Oil


Black Pepper



3 cups Greek yogurt

1 bunch dill

1 cucumber 

3 cloves garlic

3 lemons juiced


Chef Derek Miles’s comments:

“Everything in this dish is healthy and the hair and skin benefits are just amazing, which is why I like making it and serving it.”


Health benefits:

Eating shrimp gives you: astaxanthin, which helps to protect the skin from premature aging; zinc, which aids in the production of new cells; and copper, which may help with hair health.


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