Meatless Monday Articles

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

Mark Bittman Wants to Help You Cook Everything (Without Meat)

November 6th, 2017

Mark Bittman’s original How to Cook Everything Vegetarian was such a hit the first time around that the award-winning food writer decided it was time for an update. On November 7, Bittman will release a new edition which includes new recipes and information about the benefits of reducing meat consumption. We spoke with Bittman about

New York City Mayor Announces Meatless Monday School Program to Tackle Climate Change and Obesity

October 30th, 2017

This week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 15 public schools will offer Meatless Monday as part of a pilot program, with the potential to expand throughout the school system. Every Monday, students in the pilot will enjoy breakfast and lunch menus featuring meatless meals. De Blasio also added a personal commitment to start the practice at Gracie Mansion, his official residence “…we are now going to be instituting Meatless Mondays as well…We’re starting a new habit and I’m looking forward to it.”

Meatless Monday in New York City Schools News Roundup

October 24th, 2017

Yesterday’s news that Meatless Monday was coming to 15 New York City schools had the media buzzing! New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took the stage with a group of very excited NYC kids to make the announcement.

These Athletes Stay Tough with Plants

October 23rd, 2017

More and more professional athletes are shattering the myth that only animal proteins can fuel performance. Even if you’re a weekend warrior, here are a few pros who have gone vegan or vegetarian and seen great results on Game Day!

Chef Fabio Viviani Does Meatless Monday Italian-Style

October 16th, 2017

Many people were introduced to Chef Fabio Viviani when he was a contestant on the Emmy-winning Bravo competition series Top Chef. His career began years before he became a Fan Favorite and has only flourished in the years since. This spring, Viviani released his latest cookbook, Fabio’s 30-Minute Italian: Over 100 Fabulous, Quick and Easy Recipes. As a friend and supporter of Meatless Monday he includes many meat-free recipes that are simple enough to make for the first dinner of the week

Celebrate World Food Day by Going Meatless Monday and Eating Local

October 16th, 2017

Today is World Food Day and one of the best ways to celebrate is to eat local. It seems like the opposite would be true, but supporting local markets is a great way to put money back in the pockets of farmers around the world. It’s also a great opportunity to make a great plant-based meal this Meatless Monday!

Meatless Monday Catches Up With Veestro and Its Newest Menu Items

October 9th, 2017

Home delivery meals are becoming more and more diverse for a growing audience of consumers. Meatless Monday has been following one such service, Veestro, which offers plant-based meals. Customers can choose from a la carte, meal packs, weight loss programs, or juice cleanses. They even offer a Meatless Monday package for people who are dabbling in meat-free eating but might not be ready to take a full-time plunge. We spoke with Co-Founders Monica Klausner, and her brother Mark Fachler, to discuss the success of Veestro, and what we can look forward to this holiday season

Meatless Monday Pittsburgh Hosts Vegan Night with the Pittsburgh Pirates

October 2nd, 2017

Last Monday, September 26th, Meatless Monday Pittsburgh hosted the first ever Vegan Night with the Pittsburgh Pirates! The event was a great success with over 300 tickets sold

Celebrate the Best Seasonal Veggies in Your Neighborhood this Meatless Monday

September 25th, 2017

Summer is gradually turning into fall, and that means the summer produce season will soon turn into an autumn harvest! If you’re eager to do some cooking with fruits and vegetables that are at their peak right now, it helps to do a little research before hitting the farmer’s market. Make Meatless Monday your first

Slow Food and Meatless Monday: Cooking Up a Better Future

September 18th, 2017

Get ready for a countrywide Meatless Monday! Next week, on September 25, Meatless Monday and Slow Food USA are teaming up for the Cook Up a Better Future initiative. Restaurants and chefs across the nation will create and serve delicious, plant-based meals putting three unsung ingredients in the spotlight. In the combined efforts of promoting biodiversity in food and reducing meat consumption, Cook Up a Better Future seeks to bring diners to the table for a great movement for food and the environment

Meatless Monday Supports Goya’s “Can Do” Campaign to Fight Hunger

September 11th, 2017

Meatless Monday is very proud to join Goya Foods as it launches its new “Can Do” campaign. The campaign, which kicked off in June, seeks to fight hunger by matching food purchases with donations to those in need. Goya will send food donations to Feeding America for every purchase of a featured product every month. As part of the campaign, Meatless Monday will feature recipes using Goya’s “Can Do” products

Sweet Loren’s is the Perfect Dessert for Meatless Monday

September 11th, 2017

A healthy plant-based diet doesn’t have to skip dessert! Loren Brill, founder of Sweet Loren’s, built her cookie dough company on a healthy foundation. Her four all-natural cookie dough products contain no hydrogenated oils, no trans fats, no high fructose corn syrup, and no artificial flavors. What Sweet Loren’s products do use are whole grains, natural sugar, and high-quality chocolate. It’s a health-conscious way to treat yourself on Meatless Monday that won’t sabotage your diet!

Meatless Monday Interviews Michelle Cardulla

September 4th, 2017

As a citizen of Rochester, artist and educator Michelle Cardulla is an active part of the Meatless Monday cause in Upstate New York. She provides cooking classes and outings for kids as well as recipes for them to take home to their parents, sometimes teaming up with Super Bowl champ Roland