Meatless Monday Articles

These Five Recipes
Are Madness Tested,
Meatless Approved

March 24th, 2014

Schedules are cleared, brackets unveiled and Buffett offers a billion: March Madness is upon us. Whether or not you find yourself personally invested in this year’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship, you likely know someone who is. And that means a minimum of screen time, of ambient shouting, of complementary colors and chaotic sports bars.

MM in the Hamptons:
Nick & Toni’s
Joins the Movement

March 24th, 2014

A new celebrity has been spotted at Nick & Toni’s. A friend to some of the world’s most famous personalities, and loved by millions everywhere, Meatless Monday has arrived: every Monday at Nick & Toni’s, the East Hampton landmark, Meatless Monday vegetarian dishes will be featured on the menu.

It makes sense. In a

St. Patrick’s Day
Shines a Light
on Irish Cuisine

March 17th, 2014

For many Americans, St. Patrick’s Day conjures up images of tartaned ties, green confetti, and mass parades—not to mention corned beef and cabbage and a pint Guinness. Although such pub fare still dominates our perception of eating Irish, like all cuisines, Irish food enjoys a rich history and has evolved conspicuously even within the past few

Prevention Publishes
The 7 New Food Rules;
MM Makes the List

March 17th, 2014

When it comes to culinary guidelines, Americans have learned to keep up their guard. After decades of shifting trends, fluctuating fads and fashionable diets, it has become hard to distinguish sound advice from popular opinion. But right now, all across America, there is something bigger than a diet or a trend going on; there

Celebrate National
Nutrition Month by
Cooking With Kids

March 10th, 2014

March is National Nutrition Month, a good time to take a look at your overall nutritional habits that can carry you through the rest of the year. Here at Meatless Monday, we’re marking the occasion by focusing on one group in particular: kids. Getting kids interested in eating nutritious food, teaching families about the

Meatless Monday
Takes Manhattan

March 10th, 2014

Meatless Monday enjoyed a whirlwind tour of NYC’s culinary scene last week, cropping up at events all over the city.

On March 2-4, New York City hosted International Restaurant and Foodservice Show, an annual convention that draws over 16,000 industry professionals. In the category of “Hot Trends,” Meatless Monday took center stage for a

Delicious, Meet Healthy:
A MM Interview
with Ellie Krieger

March 3rd, 2014

If you think cooking a healthy, delicious weeknight dinner takes too much time, then try a recipe or two from Ellie Krieger’s new book, Weeknight Wonders. In less than 30 minutes from prep to table, Ellie’s new collection of 150 dinner ideas will have you preparing entire meals that are faster, and definitely

Celebrate Mardi Gras
with a NOLA Favorite,
Red Beans and Rice

March 3rd, 2014

Tomorrow marks Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, a traditional day of frenzied indulgence before the fasting season of Lent. Millions of households around the country observe Lent every year, abstaining from meats, treats and other luxury items in a gesture of self-denial that goes back millennia.

And what better way to prepare for tomorrow’s

A Walk Through the
Winter Greenmarket
with Alicia Walter

February 24th, 2014

On Friday, February 14, one day after a storm dropped a foot of snow on New York City, Meatless Monday and Alicia Walter, Resident Chef of La Scuola at Eataly NY, pulled on their boots and headed to the Union Square Greenmarket. Our mission was to discover what vegetables are in the market right

Talking TED with
Peggy Neu, President of
The Monday Campaigns

February 24th, 2014

When Meatless Monday founder Sid Lerner wanted to expand the program’s reach, he knew what industry to take his cues from. As a former ad man, Lerner understood the need for smart marketing. In 2008 he tapped Peggy Neu, a fellow advertising executive, to head Meatless Monday’s parent organization The Monday Campaigns. Under her

Meatless Monday Interview:
Dr. Neal Barnard

February 17th, 2014

Dr. Neal D. Barnard, M.D., is optimistic that America is turning a corner. After decades of poor diets and resulting health problems, Dr. Barnard is buoyed by trends like our reduced consumption of meat and a leveling off of some diseases. One of America’s leading advocates for plant-based diets, Dr. Barnard is the founder and

Dr. Oz Touts
Meatless Monday
as Restorative Tip

February 17th, 2014

Dr. Mehmet Oz, on his show last week, promoted a weekly regimen designed to restore energy. Titled “Restart your Body 5 Ways in 5 Days,” the episode shone a spotlight on a disconcerting trend among Americans: namely, our collective sense of exhaustion. But Oz argued passionately that diets can have a profound effect on how

Doctors Without Burgers

February 13th, 2014

Lenox Hill Internist Teaches Meatless Monday Cooking Class

Tonight a group of New York-based doctors will be practicing with the latest medical instrument: a fork.

Dr. Robert Graham, the Interim Program Director of Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital, will lead 13 medical residents in a unique cooking course designed to familiarize them with the

The Chew chews on more Meatless dishes

February 13th, 2014

This past Monday, ABC’s The Chew championed Meatless Monday for a third time, dedicating their September 30th episode to a category of “Mighty Meatless Meals” designed to satisfy even the most ardent meat lovers.

Host Clinton Kelly introduced the segment by enumerating some of the key benefits of going meatless once a week,

Meatless Monday Interview: Mollie Katzen

February 13th, 2014

Mollie Katzen continues to inspire. Her new book, The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation, is a highly personal, beautifully illustrated continuation of a journey she has been sharing with her readers since the Moosewood Cookbook was released 35 years ago. It’s less a cookbook than a conversation; each chapter features