Meatless Monday Articles

Two State Schools Bring
Meatless Monday to the Table

December 16th, 2013

Two more schools have adopted Meatless Monday, integrating a weekly plant-based diet into their dining programs. Miami University of Ohio and SUNY Binghamton in New York have each launched the initiative at the urging of their students, tailoring the program to suit the cultures of their respective campuses.

At Miami University, a simple lottery system

Stuffed Squash is a Perfect Side Dish or Main Attraction

December 16th, 2013

Via the Food Network:

“Though squash often plays a starring role on Thanksgiving dinner tables — from soups and salads to mashes and mac and cheese — this family-friendly vegetable is a staple all winter long. Just like butternut and spaghetti squash, acorn squash is endlessly versatile: Feature it as a simple side to round

Exotic Flavors Mix in this Cabbage Potato and Carrot Medley

December 16th, 2013


“Last Friday I bought a head of cabbage to make “sinigang,” a soupy dish from the Philippines with a distinct salty/sour note, because I wanted to get rid of my cold. Sinigang, can be made with chicken, pork, seafood, cabbage and other vegetables. This dish can help you beat your cold. Now that

Cauliflower Proves its Versatility in Six Delicious Recipes

December 16th, 2013

Via the LA Times:

“It’s Meatless Monday, which means many are taking the challenge to go meat-free to start the week. If you’re looking for some vegetarian recipes, we’re here to help.

Cauliflower is an ideal meat substitute because it’s meaty in texture and so versatile. Here are six cauliflower recipes that really highlight the

South Miami Passes
Meatless Monday Resolution

December 16th, 2013

The City of South Miami passed a resolution this month in support of Meatless Monday, citing ethical, environmental and personal health concerns as well as the established benefits of a plant-based diet.

The adoption marks yet another metropolitan participant in a long list that includes Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Aspen, CO.

South Miami bills

Sweets to Satisfy
the Palate and
Nourish the Soul

December 16th, 2013

As award-winning blogger Hannah Kaminsky demonstrates, a little zest and creativity are all it takes to develop delicious plant-based sweets that indulge the senses without weighing on the conscience.

Via the Huffington Post:

“Are visions of sugarplums dancing in your head? You’re not alone. ‘If you had a life without real dessert, what kind of life

Hungry Girl Goes Meatless:
A MM Interview with Lisa Lillien

December 9th, 2013

Hungry Girl is helping to support Meatless Monday, and she’s doing it in a big way. In a recent blog post on, The Carnivore’s Guide to Meatless Monday, Lisa Lillien reached her vast audience with delicious, smart Meatless Monday recipe ideas and advice. “Going vegetarian, even for some of your meals, can

Philippine School Embraces
Meatless Monday

December 9th, 2013

A month after Typhoon Haiyan’s devastating impact, much of the Philippines is still recovering. But in the province of Bulacan, a 30-mile drive from Manila, one unique school has cause to celebrate. 

The Sophia School, a co-ed institution established in 1995, just marked its second year of Meatless Monday participation. The school was founded

Black Bean Burgers, a la Anderson Cooper

December 9th, 2013

Anderson Cooper is proof that you can have a burger and go meatless, too. And in the case of his favorite veggie burger, he knows when to do both. People provides the recipe to one of his preferred meatless meals, courtesy of the popular chain Bareburger.

Via People:

“It’s no secret Anderson Cooper has a thing for fast

Cauliflower’s New Calling: Healthier Mac & Cheese

December 9th, 2013

Via “One of my favorite parts of visiting a farmers’ market is discovering varieties of produce I don’t commonly see in grocery stores. This time of year, I often see orange and purple cauliflowers right alongside the white ones, and I can never help thinking the orange ones look just so, well, cheesy! I recently

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