Meatless Monday Articles

Meatless Monday Brings Education to the Lunchroom

August 29th, 2011

As the new school year begins, hundreds of thousands of students across the U.S. will discover the health and environmental benefits of eating less meat. Meatless Monday meals are an easy way to improve food quality, educate students about health, and get kids to try new, nutritious options.

Meatless Monday Goes Local

August 22nd, 2011

Late summer through early fall marks peak season for many of our favorite fruits and vegetables. This is the perfect time then to add more local produce to your Meatless Monday menu! Locally sourced food is easier to get than you might assume and comes with a whole host of health and environmental benefits.

Hospitals Put Health on the Menu with Meatless Monday

August 15th, 2011

The connection between diet and disease is not lost on the medical community, which is why many hospitals have started offering Meatless Monday meals in their cafeterias. Each week staff, patients and visitors alike get a delicious lesson in healthier habits.

The Cooking Channel Goes Meatless

August 8th, 2011

The Cooking Channel and its sister station Food Network are helping their fans make healthier choices with weekly Meatless Monday recipes

Batali Backs the Meatless Monday Pledge

August 1st, 2011

Celebrity chef Mario Batali is once again championing the Meatless Monday movement! In addition to going meatless at home and in his restaurants, Batali asks that individuals everywhere take the Meatless Monday pledge for personal and planetary health.

Mabuhay! The Philippines Joins the Movement

July 25th, 2011

The Philippines has become the latest Meatless Monday country with “Luntiang Lunes”. The campaign is being launched today by Dr. Custer Deocaris and the NGO, Nurturers of the Earth

Meat Eaters Guided to Meatless Monday

July 18th, 2011

The Environmental Working Group has just released The Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health; a new, interactive look at why our meals matter. Their website shows Meatless Monday’s potential impact and offers testimonials from some of the movement’s key players

Meatless Goes Mobile

July 11th, 2011

There are now over 500 restaurants nationwide that go meatless on Monday, but did you know this trend is quickly taking to the streets? Food trucks across the country are joining the movement, each offering their own unique twist on meatless meals

Declare your Independence this Monday

July 2nd, 2011

You don’t have to stack the BBQ with meat to feel patriotic this week! July 4th is the perfect time to celebrate Meatless Monday’s historic beginnings and to introduce delicious veggie options to your friends and family. Rethink your traditional fare with over 60 meatless cookout recipes!

Meatless Monday Builds Healthy Communities

June 27th, 2011

Cities across the U.S. are discovering that Meatless Monday is an easy way to get the entire town talking about better health! Durham North Carolina, Aspen Colorado and Covington Kentucky have all embraced the movement on a large scale, making it easy and fun for citizens to discover more nutritious options

Get Your Meatless Monday Merchandise

June 13th, 2011

Take Meatless Monday out of the kitchen and into the streets with our new t-shirts, mugs, totes and more!

Aspen, CO: The Nation’s First Meatless Monday Community

June 6th, 2011

With adopters spanning restaurants, hospitals, schools and organizations, Aspen has embraced the Meatless Monday movement with gusto!

Start Small: Go Meatless!

May 23rd, 2011

We interviewed blogger and soon-to-be cookbook author Cara Eisenpress about her website Big Girls Small Kitchen and what inspires her to make Mondays meatless

Forks Over Knives Brings Health to the Silver Screen

May 16th, 2011

The new film Forks Over Knives highlights the connection between what we eat and our overall health. Movie goers will not only see a clear case for the benefits of eating less meat, they’ll get a head start with the help of Meatless Monday!

TU Delft Reduces Meat Meals by 25%

May 9th, 2011

With the help of sustainability group Project Helder, the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has gone Meatless Monday, reducing consumption by 25% since the campaign launch in March!