Meatless Monday Articles

The Best Brands to Make Meatless Monday Effortless

January 22nd, 2018

It’s not hard to go plant-based one day a week, but having lots of vegetarian and vegan options at the grocery store makes it a lot easier. When you’re planning your Meatless Monday meals, reach for any of the brands listed below. They pride themselves on wholesome, natural ingredients – that you can pronounce – and are all great additions to any meat-free plate. With this many choices, going Meatless Monday is simple!

18 Vegetarian and Vegan Celebrities Who Make the Case for Meatless Monday

January 15th, 2018

If you are aware of the benefits of cutting out meat once a week in favor of three plant-based meals on Monday, you know that it doesn’t just improve your health – it does the environment a lot of favors as well. Meatless Monday is the perfect way to make your diet more plant-based and try out delicious recipes that put fruits, vegetables, and other sources of protein in the spotlight. But if you still need convincing, here are some familiar folks who can tell you how going meat-free has had a positive impact on their lives

TGI Fridays and Meatless Monday Join Forces to Highlight Restaurant’s Commitment to Offering Plant-Based Options

January 8th, 2018

TGI Fridays recently announced its partnership with plant-based trailblazer Beyond Meat. The partnership means that the restaurant chain is adding the revolutionary Beyond Burger to the menu at its 450+ U.S. locations nationwide. The Monday Campaigns, the nonprofit public health organization behind the Meatless Monday movement, lauds TGI Fridays commitment to innovation and reinvigorating current menu offerings

Meatless Monday Bloggers Show What They “Can Do” with Goya Products!

January 8th, 2018

Meatless Monday supports Goya’s “Can Do” program, which donates food to Feed America every time someone purchases Goya products in stores. Since so many of Goya’s products are vegetarian and packed with protein, food bloggers accepted the challenge to come up with meat-free recipes for Meatless Monday using Goya’s featured “Can Do” products. Here are some of our favorite contributions from last year!

Why Meatless Monday Should Be Part of Your Healthy Monday Reset

January 1st, 2018

New Year’s is commonly thought of as the time to make a fresh start. However, the beginning of the calendar year isn’t the only time you can make positive changes to your lifestyle. Research shows that many people – 58 percent – also consider Monday to be a chance to start something new. Using Monday

Resolving to Go Meatless Monday? Here Are Our Most Popular Recipes from 2017 to Start You Off!

December 19th, 2017

This past year has seen many people jump on the Meatless Monday bandwagon, from social media followers to celebrities, to restaurants, schools, and cities. We’ve made it easy for you to join the movement by giving you a head start on the New Year. Here are the 10 most viewed Meatless Monday recipes of 2017. Try some today, and let us know what you think.

Holiday Gift Ideas from Meatless Monday!

December 18th, 2017

This holiday season, let Meatless Monday help you make your gift-giving a little bit easier. If you know someone who has been resolving to eat healthier or give something back to the planet, here are a few items to help them get started

Celebrating 100 Years Since the First National Campaign to Go Meatless

December 12th, 2017

At Meatless Monday, there is a reason to celebrate every week by promoting plant-based food as a way to save the planet. But in 2017, Meatless Monday had even more reason to celebrate: this year marks 100 years since the first national campaign to encourage people to go meat-free. While the original mission has evolved into something addressing today’s concerns, the message has stood the test of time!

Meatless Monday Attends the Food as Medicine Summit in NYC

December 11th, 2017

On Thursday, November 30, Meatless Monday participated in the Food as Medicine Summit held at the Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center. The summit featured expert speakers who discussed how problematic food habits have caused the number and prevalence of chronic diseases to rise. “Therefore, food must also be the solution,” according

“We Are Still In”: Meatless Monday Stands with the Coalition to Include Food in Climate Action Conversation

December 5th, 2017

An open letter extolling the values of including food in the ongoing conversation about climate change is making the rounds on Medium, and Meatless Monday plays an important role. More cities and counties on the local level in the United States have taken charge on supporting the goals of the Paris Climate Accords to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Meatless Monday Challenges High School Chefs to “Go With Grains” for C-CAP Recipe Contest

December 4th, 2017

Meatless Monday continues to help aspiring young chefs get their shot at success! The Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) has announced this year’s recipe contest to give high school students a chance to win a scholarship and develop their talents as budding chefs

Restaurant Roundup: Treat Yourself to a Vegetarian Night Out!

November 27th, 2017

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to get back on a healthy track. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take a short break from cooking! We’ve rounded up some of the best restaurants from around the country that offer Meatless Monday. Not only can you eat plant-based this holiday season but you can support a local business that is doing its part to make their communities healthier!

Fill Your Plate with Meatless Sides for Thanksgiving

November 20th, 2017

Even if you’re not going meat-free for Thanksgiving, you can still keep your sides plant-based! Meatless Monday has several recipes for delicious side dishes that are rich with veggies and flavor. If you’re tired of the sides you serve every year, put a new, vegetarian spin on some old classics!

Hendrix College and William & Mary Celebrate “Meatless MonDaiya”

November 13th, 2017

Students and staff on two college campuses were treated to Meatless Monday last week featuring products by vegan brand Daiya! Both Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas and William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia celebrated “Meatless MonDaiya,” a collaboration between Meatless Monday and Daiya that provided a variety of vegan food choices in the campus dining halls

COP23 Kicks Off in Bonn, Germany and Sir Paul McCartney Raises His Voice for Food Security

November 6th, 2017

The gathering of 23 countries is taking place in Bonn, Germany and was preceded by a video announcement by Sir Paul McCartney of Meat-Free Monday in the UK. The video which also features Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, and McCartney’s daughters Stella and Mary, Sir Paul explains how going meat-free one day a week can regulate the environmental damage caused by mass animal agriculture