Meatless Monday Articles

Breakfast for Dinner: Flavorful Flapjacks

December 9th, 2013

Via the LA Times:

“Breakfast for dinner? You bet! Sometimes there’s nothing better than a plate of pancakes — any time of the day. And they’re perfect ideas for Meatless Monday…” read more

Post-Thanksgiving Change of Taste: Speedy and Simple Savory Noodles

December 9th, 2013

Via Food Network:

“Now two weeks post-Thanksgiving, it’s likely that the last leftovers from Turkey Day are gone from your refrigerator and you’ve nearly had your fill of all things mashed, roasted, creamed and gravied. But whether lingering relatives are still staying over or you’re back to cooking for just your immediate family, the question

Meatless Monday Helps the Heart

December 9th, 2013

The relationship between red meat and heart disease has long been a source of speculation. Cholesterol and saturated fats are among the most commonly cited risks. But a study released earlier this year identified yet another link in the form of atherosclerosis, or “hardening of the arteries,” which results from a compound found in

Meatless Monday Advocate Gets Bibi on Board

December 2nd, 2013

Meatless Monday is gaining ground in Israel. Spurred by the tireless efforts of former news anchor Miki Haimovich, who launched the program there in 2012, the initiative enjoys greater visibility and has prompted more discussion than ever before.

A year after founding Meatless Monday in Israel, Haimovich met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife

Ask the RD: A Walk through Winter Vegetables

December 2nd, 2013

Winter is not a season of hibernation. It is a time of discovery, of variety, of traditional flavors and culinary surprises. Winter is a season, as Alicia Walter of La Scuola at Eataly says, “to buy whatever you don’t recognize.” And the best place to buy them, even in winter, is at

Prevention.com Goes Indian with Squash and Spinach Masala

December 2nd, 2013

Via Prevention.com:

“Today, I’m taking my Meatless Monday inspiration from Indian cuisine. In my travels to this fascinating country, I’ve learned to appreciate its great and exciting variety of regional cuisines. When I’m in the Indian food state of mind, I like to explore the differences in North and South Indian cooking…” read more

America’s Test Kitchen Mixes Eggs into Meatless Monday

December 2nd, 2013

Via KCET:

“This is debatable, but I think eggs fit in the vegetarian diet. And this dish from America’s Test Kitchen is an easy way to get a lot of protein in your day, carnivore or not. And they look so cute!…” read more

Food Network Serves Up 20 Minute Lemon-Pepper Fettuccine

December 2nd, 2013

Via the Food Network:

“With the holiday season upon us, your mind is likely elsewhere at this very moment, consumed with last-minute gift purchases, frequent runs to the grocery store and the requisite home organization to prepare for out-of-town guests. But no matter how long your holiday to-do list may be, the question of tonight’s

Holiday Salads in 25 Minutes or Less

December 2nd, 2013

Everyone knows that salads are hassle-free. But these inventive recipes will demonstrate their flavor and versatility as well. Via the LA Times:

“For simple-dish ideas that come together in 25 minutes or less, you can’t beat these fall-themed salads, perfect for a weeknight or holiday dinner, served as a first course, light main or hearty

A Very Latin Meatless Monday

December 2nd, 2013

The misconception that Latin cuisines rely on meat is deliciously busted by these five popular dishes. Via NBC Latino:

“Many of us know Meatless Monday as a global movement whose goal is to reduce the prevalence of preventable diseases—diabetes, heart disease, obesity—associated with excessive meat consumption. It’s a simple notion: skip meat one day a

Oldways Offers a New Old Way To Eat

November 25th, 2013

For everyone interested in lowering their consumption of meat, there’s a new food pyramid to tape to your refrigerator. And from the bottom to the top, the advice couldn’t be simpler: Eat these foods every day.

Unlike other recommendations that say eat “50% of this” or “25% of that,” the Oldways Vegetarian & Vegan

Norwegian Army Goes Meatless Monday

November 25th, 2013

The Norwegian Army sponsored its first Meatless Monday last week, citing its commitment to environmental sustainability as the impetus for the experiment. The program debuted at the Rena military base, outside of Oslo. Army chiefs estimate that as many as 330,000 pounds of meat can be cut if the plan is extended to all.

Oak Park Schools Rooted in Good Nutrition

November 25th, 2013

Southern California’s Oak Park Unified School District has a lot to celebrate. In August it was awarded a Green Ribbon by the Department of Education, which recognizes outstanding programs in student health and environmental sustainability. It has forged a new community partnership with the Four Seasons Wellness Center, whose food truck regularly provides

10 Ways To Fancy Up Your Veggies

November 25th, 2013

Via Prevention.com:

“After 10 years, Meatless Monday has definitely moved beyond the niche. (What could be a clearer homage to its popularity than when cheesesteak-loving Philaldelphia recently became the latest U.S. city to go meatless on Mondays?)

To celebrate a decade urging one-day meat detoxes, Meatless Monday rounded up its favorite chefs to prove

Join the Growing Number of People Going Meatless on Mondays

November 25th, 2013

Via EcoWatch:

“Philadelphia, home of the Philly cheesesteak, recently joined the growing number of communities urging residents to refrain from eating meat once a week.

The city council unanimously passed aresolution saying the city ‘recognizes the benefits of a diet high in fruits and vegetables and urges residents to participate in Meatless Mondays