Meatless Monday Articles

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

Meatless Monday: Cut Back on Meat for Health and Variety

November 25th, 2013

Via the Daily Record:

“It is easy to get in a food rut. I consider myself a fairly adventurous eater, but I am ashamed to count how many times I’ve had some variation of a burger, fish or chicken for dinner in the past month.

I needed some outside-of-the-box ideas to spice up my

Easy dinner recipes: Wild Mushroom Frittata and More for Meatless Monday

November 25th, 2013

Quick, reliable recipes are a staple of every kitchen. Who says they can’t also be delicious?

Via the LA Times: 

“You can’t beat the rich flavor to be had from these dishes, each ready in 45 minutes or less…” read more

From Pittsburgh to Portland,
Sage Restaurant Group Commits
to Meatless Monday

November 18th, 2013

Want some Sage advice? Meatless Monday is a great way for restaurants to increase business, create exciting new menus, and commit to their communities.

These are but a handful of reasons the Sage Restaurant Group joined the Meatless Monday movement. With eight restaurants stretching from Pittsburgh to Portland and

Eating Less Meat May Help Deter Diabetes

November 18th, 2013

Preventing diabetes could mean going meatless more often.

Scientists at the Institute of Health and Medical Research in Paris have discovered that a dietary acid found in animal proteins may be associated with type 2 diabetes.

Though foods high in sugar such as candies, sodas, white breads and pastas have long been considered the primary culprit of type

To live longer and healthier,
Dr. Oz prescribes “Meatless Monday”

November 4th, 2013

On Thursday, October 31, The Dr. Oz Show offered women with a certain body type a simple prescription to avoid heart disease: Meatless Monday.

During the episode “What Your Body Type Can Tell You About Your Health, Pt. 1,” Oz discussed two common body types, the “triangle” and the “circle.” Triangle body types, he explained,

Meatless Monday Finds an Audience
at the APHA

November 4th, 2013

The American Public Health Association (APHA) convened its Annual Meeting & Exposition on Saturday, drawing more than 13,000 health specialists to Boston for five days of presentations, exhibits and information sessions across a breadth of public health topics.

One of the world’s leading public health forums, the APHA provides a platform to address current and

10 Years, 10 Chefs: Meatless Monday
Launches Anniversary Cookbook

October 28th, 2013

Looking for a savory Meatless Monday recipe? Here are 10 ideas from some of the country’s most recognized chefs.

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, Meatless Monday has published the Meatless Monday Celebrity Cookbook, featuring an incomparable list of kitchen talent. It’s meatless, it’s delicious and it’s free. Get your copy here.

The chefs