August 21st, 2017

Meatless Monday News Roundup

Meatless Monday always has exciting news of its own to share. Once in a while, we like to take a look around to see who else is promoting healthy eating, sustainability, and other programs we can support. This week, Meatless Monday was featured in the articles below as an example of how going meatless once

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Baltimore’s Vegan Restaurant Week

After a successful Meatless Monday event, Baltimore is now getting ready for an entire week of plant-based goodness! From August 18-26, Baltimore will hold its first ever Vegan Restaurant Week with dozens of restaurants participating. In addition to bringing together its celebrated diverse community, the event aims to “increase the awareness, benefits and accessibility of a plant-based diet through a fun, innovative and community-based experience across multiple neighborhoods.”

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Dinner Recipe of the Week

Mother Jones

More Doctors Are Warning Patients to Eat Less MeatA number of mainstream medical groups now endorse vegetarian (or vegetarian-ish) diets

Beans vs Beef

Eating Beans to Reduce GasA new study shows replacing beef with beans in our diets could drastically reduce greenhouse gases.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower Is the New Kale“Cauliflower’s moved from the boring side dish, and now we’re seeing it take on a starring role.”

NRDC

NRDC Report Concludes a Reduction in Beef Consumption Tied to Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions“Whether we realize it or not, Americans have been fighting greenhouse gas emissions with their forks.”

Flexitarianism

Flexitarianism Predicted as Key Food Trend for 2017According to Whole Foods, flexitarianism – eating predominantly, but not strictly, vegetarian – is going to be one of the biggest food trends of 2017.