Hi BobbiLeah and welcome to Texas (is it hot enough for you?)! I'm in Fort Worth but believe Houston has a wonderful groups that you'll find helpful. Be sure and check out this site's calendar:
Wishing you the best,
If you are in the Fort Worth area, the church I serve hosts a monthly vegan potluck. Every 4th Saturday between 20-40 people gather to eat and talk and (sometimes) share recipes. If you are interested, here is the Meetup link:
I'd love to meet other veg*ans in this area!