July 28th, 2014

Zucchini: a Delicious,
Versatile Summer


The zucchini is a deservedly popular summer choice. It's healthy, delicious, and versatile. And to show you how versatile it can be we compiled a few recipes that can help you make this Meatless Monday extra delicious.

Juni in July:
The MM Interview with
Chef Shaun Hergatt

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Chef Shaun Hergatt isn't a newcomer to the fresh, local food movement; he's been eating this way his entire life. The native Australian and Executive Chef of Juni joined Meatless Monday to discuss his approach to plant-based menus, how to navigate farmers' markets, and the need to find balance.

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bonnie100x100Debunking Myths About Favorite Foods: Dietitian, Meatless Monday advocate, and Read It Before You Eat It author Bonnie Taub-Dix made a recent appearance on ABC-TV to tell the truth about our favorite foods. To learn more about the nutritional benefits of the food we eat everyday, here’s the dirt.


MM Storms the Castle: For proof of the popularity of vegetarian cuisine, look no further than White Castle’s recent announcement that a Veggie Slider is being tested in select markets. Made with patties provided by Dr. Praeger’s, for Meatless Monday fans who crave the famous White Castle experience, here’s the dirt.

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Sir Paul Hits the MM Spots in the Hamptons: Paul McCartney, who of course heads up Meat Free Monday in the UK, was spotted at landmark (and Meatless Monday supporter) Nick & Toni’s, profiled here, and La Fondita. Here’s the dirt.

mc_burgerHot off the Grill, the Ultimate Veggie Burger: In this video, Melissa Clark of the NYT shows how to grill a Veggie Burger that’s loaded with flavor and texture. The secret? Roasting some of the ingredients first. If you’re grilling next Meatless Monday, here’s the dirt.