Meatless Monday Articles

Cut the Junk Along with Meat this Week

February 18th, 2013

It may seem easy to swap meat for convenience food, but many processed options contain the saturated fat found in meat, plus unhealthy amounts of calories, salt and trans fats. Make sure you’re enjoying heart-healthy meals this week with the help of our favorite meatless “junk food” recipes

Take a Big Fat Break this Mardi Gras

February 11th, 2013

For centuries, Mardi Gras – otherwise known as Fat Tuesday, or Carnival – has celebrated the last day of indulgence before the start of the Lenten season. The word Carnival itself stems from the Latin carne vale, or “farewell to flesh.” Savor lighter versions of traditional Cajun dishes this week with recipes from The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations

Never Miss a Beat with Meatless Meals

February 11th, 2013

This Valentine’s week care for yourself and those you love by cooking up heart healthy meals! Here are our top five foods for heart health, complete with a recipe you can enjoy this Monday

We’re Seeing Red and Wearing It Weekly to Save Women’s Lives

February 4th, 2013

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women. One in three women die of heart disease each year, with more experiencing a heart attack on Mondays than any other day. That’s why we’re sounding the alarm to make heart health part of the weekly routine in the lives of American women

Meatless Monday & MorningStar Farms Star at Sundance

January 28th, 2013

Meatless Monday was on hand for several events at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, celebrating delicious meatless meals at Chefdance and striking a pose with moviegoers at the MorningStar Farms Veggie Burger Bar

Learn About MM & US Food Policy with Free Johns Hopkins Course

January 28th, 2013

Johns Hopkins University has teamed up with Coursera to provide a free online course on the public health and environmental issues surrounding the food we eat. Meatless Monday founder Sid Lerner will offer a guest lecturer on how to advocate for a healthier, more sustainable food system

The Chew Serves Up Second Helpings of Meatless Monday

January 21st, 2013

ABC’s daytime food talk show, The Chew Crew celebrated Meatless Monday on January 14th, with an hour devoted to delicious, veggie meals. Chew stars Daphne Oz, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, Mario Batali and Michael Symon dished on the benefits of going meatless and shared recipes that highlight the robust flavors of seasonal produce.

Good for the Soul and Diet: Southern Cooking Goes Meatless this Monday

January 21st, 2013

Southern cuisine is a celebrated part of America’s heritage, but as the new PBS documentary, Soul Food reveals, this traditional diet of fried foods and processed meats can have an impact on our health. Thankfully, there are many delicious ways to celebrate the culture and unique flavors of the South while enjoying a healthy, Meatless Monday meal

MorningStar Farms’ Meatless Monday Giveaways are Back!

January 14th, 2013

Last year, tens of thousands entered to win kitchen gadgets, grills and meatless meals each week by clicking on MorningStar Farms’ Meatless Monday Button. The promotion was such a hit that MorningStar Farms has brought it back in 2013 to help their fans stick to healthier eating in the new year

Meatless Monday Can Help You Balance Budget with Health

January 14th, 2013

Looking for creative ways to stretch your food budget? Start saving with this week’s Meatless Monday meal. Skipping meat once a week is an easy way to cut your grocery or restaurant bill while adding a boost of nutrients and delicious flavors to your routine

Our 2012 Movers & Shakers Keep Motivating the Movement

January 7th, 2013

The Meatless Monday movement grew by leaps and bounds in 2012, with organizations, companies and famous faces joining the campaign to promote personal and planetary health. Take a look at some of the key players who helped us grow over the past year.

Escambia County Health Dept. Brings MM to 310,000

January 7th, 2013

Escambia County, Florida – a town of over 310,000 – is the newest Meatless Monday community to benefit from having weekly recipes and resources for better health. The Escambia County Health Department is using billboards, radio spots, online recipes and more to encourage residents to eat a more balanced diet and reduce their risk of the chronic, preventable illnesses

Get 52 Chances for a Healthier 2013 with Meatless Monday

December 31st, 2012

For a New Year’s goal you can stick with, join the Meatless Monday movement! Starting the week with more fruits and veggies on your plate is an easy way to benefit both your health and the environment. Already cutting meat on Mondays? Learn how you can boost your success in 2013 with Healthy Monday reminders

Aussies Go for Meatless Monday with New Video

December 24th, 2012

Monday Tips for Cutting Food Waste

December 24th, 2012

About 18% of meat in America is wasted. While eating less meat can be helpful to our health, simply throwing it away has a negative impact on the environment and our household budget. Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland, explains how food waste happens and what we can do to save our holiday bounty from the dumpster