Meatless Monday Articles

A Visit from
Acacia Courtney,
Miss Connecticut

July 21st, 2014

On June 28th, Acacia Courtney was crowned Miss Connecticut. Her personal platform is “The Monday Campaigns: A Guide to a Healthier World,” a platform we’re completely behind. Last week, Acacia stopped by Monday Campaigns HQ to answer questions, take some photos, and meet the staff.

Meatless Monday: First, congratulations on a winning the Miss Connecticut Crown.

A Walk Through
the Greenmarket
with Diana Rice, RD

July 21st, 2014

It’s summer and farmers’ markets everywhere are flooded with locally grown fresh produce, herbs, flowers and breads. Diana Rice, our resident Meatless Monday Registered Dietitian, took me a guided tour through the Greenmarket in Union Square, NYC. And being an opportunist, I resolve to leverage her expert opinion to plan a dinner.

To impose a little

Meatless Monday Interview: Sharon Palmer, RDN

July 14th, 2014

Sharon Palmer would like more people to fall in love with vegetables. With the release of her new book, Plant-Powered For Life, Palmer continues the conversation she started with The Plant-Powered Diet and brings her whole food, plant-based philosophy into the kitchen. A registered dietitian, editor of the award-winning newsletter Environmental Nutrition and a

Happy Bastille Day!
Meatless Monday
Travels to France.

July 14th, 2014

Celebrate Bastille Day by exploring the rich cuisine of the French. What better way to add a little romance to your Meatless Monday? Sure France isn’t exactly renowned for it’s vegetarian options, but here are few recipes that can cut the meat and keep the flavor.

Braised Green Beans & Summer Vegetables It’s summer,

Founder of MM Israel
Awarded Green Globe

July 7th, 2014

Miki Haimovich—who singlehandedly launched Meatless Monday Israel—was awarded the prestigious Green Globe on June 17 by the Israeli non-profit organization Life and Environment. Miki was one of eleven recipients honored for advancing public health and environmental initiatives.

Miki has a long history with the Meatless Monday campaign. In 2012, Miki met with Prime

Produce & Peppers: Delicious, Nutritious
Summer Reading

July 7th, 2014

Looking for some delicious, colorful summer reading? If you’re the type of person who goes from the beach to the farmers’ market, two books that recently came across our desks will provide plenty of menu options for all the seasonal produce now in stores.

Melissa’s Great Book of Produce and The Great Pepper Cookbook are

Meatless Monday Goes
To the White House:
Second Grade Student
Wins “Healthy Challenge”

June 30th, 2014

Meatless Monday is going to Washington, D.C. And a second grade student deserves all the credit.

Lily Vinch, an 8-year old who attends Andersen Elementary School, Guam, created a winning recipe and will be traveling with 54 other students, all of whom earned a trip to the third annual “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge” in Washington.

Even on Campus,
Healthy and Monday
Just Go Together

June 30th, 2014

Like Batman and Robin, hats and scarves, or Guac and Chips, some things are better in pairs. Just like the words “Monday” and “healthy.” That’s one reason why Meatless Monday has grown from an idea to an international movement; for individuals and institutions, Meatless Monday is an easy program in which to participate while offering

Creative and Cool:
MM Looks At Summer Salads

June 23rd, 2014

When the calendar turns to late June, not only do we want to eat different foods, we want to eat them differently. Soups that would normally be served hot are just fine at room temperature or even chilled. Roasted veggies can be prepared long before mealtime and simply kept on the kitchen counter; nothing needs

PRO*ACT Joins the
MM Movement

June 23rd, 2014

On June 11, PRO*ACT, America’s leading distributor of fresh produce to the foodservice industry, also delivered a bit of fresh news: PRO*ACT is joining the Meatless Monday movement.

The announcement of the partnership with Meatless Monday was made at United Fresh 2014, an annual trade show presented by the United Fresh Produce Association.

Natural Gourmet
Institute Hosts
MM Burger Cook Off;
And the Winner is…

June 16th, 2014

There’s a new burger in town. And its name is Wasabi-Spiced Adzuki.

On Monday, June 9, The Natural Gourmet Institute hosted a live Meatless Monday Veggie Burger Competition. Three NGI graduates were chosen from a field of alumni entries and given two hours to create great tasting, and, of course, healthy burgers. 

The idea of

Another Week, Another
City Goes Meatless:
San Jose Joins MM

June 16th, 2014

And now, it’s San Jose’s turn.

In what seems like a weekly event, another city is embracing the Meatless Monday movement. On June 3, San Jose, the 10th largest city in America, issued a Proclamation that officially announced their participation in the movement. Mayor Chuck Reed, Councilmember Ash Kalra and nine other councilpersons signed the

Butchers Close Shop,
Tavern Goes Meatless,
Teen Pitches School:
Welcome to Westport

June 9th, 2014

The town of Westport has a motto: “New England in tradition; cosmopolitan in outlook.” And now, it seems, they can add: “And meatless on Monday.”

Meatless Monday seems to be breaking out all over Westport, a Connecticut suburb that’s equal parts modern and affluent, while retaining its New England charm. For evidence of this, look

Philadelphia Schools Going
Lean, Green and Meatless

June 9th, 2014

Last fall, the Philadelphia City Council passed a Meatless Monday resolution. This spring, the city’s schools took that resolution and acted on it.

As announced at a School Reform Commission Action Meeting on May 29th, starting next fall, Philadelphia Public Schools, which serve 85,000 meals daily, will feature and promote meatless options every Monday.

The

Now in 35 Countries, The Sun
Never Sets On Meatless Monday

June 2nd, 2014

If you’re traveling this summer, one thing is certain: you’ll never be far from Meatless Monday. The movement is now in 35 countries; it is embraced by scores of governments, companies and schools; and, of course, millions of individuals participate every week. In addition to the countries listed on the Meatless Monday Global Page,