Meatless Monday Articles

Japanese Ivies Grow Monday Movement

May 31st, 2010

Veggie Monday in JapanJapan has become the latest country to embrace the growing Meatless Monday movement! Students at four of Japan’s Ivy League colleges are hosting monthly ‘Veggie Monday’ parties to encourage the country to try more plant-based options

The Blooming Monday Movement Hits Indiana

May 31st, 2010

BloomingfoodsFor the past 30 years, Bloomingfoods Market & Deli has been feeding Southern Indiana. Aside from the co-op’s isles of fresh, whole food, Bloomingfoods nourishes the community by purchasing from local sources and offering cooking, gardening and health classes. In May the market added another component to their health outreach by committing to a Meatless Monday.

Oakland Schools Go MM

May 17th, 2010

Oakland Schools – CaliforniaSchools nationwide are using Meatless Monday to teach students healthy habits. Oakland Unified School District in California has just joined the growing movement by bringing Meatless Monday to their 85 elementary and middle schools!

Meatless Monday Promotes Protein!

May 10th, 2010

v_protein_80x90When it comes to meatless meals, it seems that some of us are still concerned about getting enough protein. Fortunately, going meatless one day a week can actually improve your protein intake!

Batali Cooks Up Press for Meatless Monday Menu

May 10th, 2010

Mario Batali Given that celebrity chef Mario Batali is better known for his relationship with prosciutto than parsnips, last week’s announcement that all 14 of his restaurants are offering Meatless Monday options came as a surprise to many. The story has spread far and wide, as people of all culinary persuasions congratulate the chef for offering flexible choices that fit into a healthy lifestyle

Even Mario Batali’s Doing It! 14 Top US Restaurants Go Meatless Monday

May 3rd, 2010

Mario BataliNo stranger to boar sausage, or to a finely braised veal shank, Mario Batali isn’t the first person that comes to mind when you think about vegetables. And that’s what’s so interesting about Batali’s decision to embrace Meatless Monday in all of his 14 restaurants across the country. With this simple gesture, Mario sends the message that we can start the week right by eating our veggies

The Plot Thickens– Meatless Monday gets into ABC TV Series!

April 26th, 2010

ABC FamilyIn last Monday’s episode of the teen series 10 Things I Hate About You, protagonist Kat Stratford learns about the link between meat and public health. She decides to take action and have a Meatless Monday. By centering a scripted plot on the campaign, 10 Things has shown that Meatless Monday has truly entered the American lexicon!

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Café Goes Meatless Monday

April 19th, 2010

Chef Shawn Fields and Robert Lawrence at The Johns Hopkins Hospital CafeOur academic partner, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has served as our scientific backer since our inception in 2003. On April 12th, John Hopkins further touted the benefits of going meatless on Monday by bringing the campaign to their hospital cafeteria.

The City by the Bay Embraces Monday

April 12th, 2010

Meatless Monday + San FranciscoSan Francisco is known for touting innovative cuisine and healthy lifestyles. This past week, the city by the bay raised the bar in both arenas by becoming the first Meatless Monday city! The resolution passed by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors ensures that residents will gain greater access to healthy, meatless options while learning about the connection between what they eat and their health

Martha Stewart Gives Body + Soul To Movement

April 5th, 2010

body + soulIn this month’s issue of Martha Stewart’s Body & Soul magazine, author Jenny Rosenstrach tells readers how the Meatless Monday pledge helped her make more healthful choices. She offers tips on how to create fun meatless meals and encourages all of us to take the pledge!

Meatless Makes Perfect Cents

March 29th, 2010

a dollar's shadowHuffington Post contributor and blog editor Jennifer Grayson knows first hand that meatless meals are a delicious way to save money! Here she compares the costs of some of her favorite dishes

Heart Disease Study Says Steer Clear of Sat. Fat

March 29th, 2010

I <3 nutritionA recent Harvard study shows that cutting back on saturated fat does pay off; even a simple switch from saturated to poly- unsaturated fat has its benefits!

Renowned Restaurant Serves Meatless Monday

March 22nd, 2010

DovetailNYC’s Dovetail restaurant offers some of the finest new American cuisine in town, but their Monday menu is what truly sets them apart. Each week Dovetail offers a locally sourced, four-course Meatless Monday menu

Stringer’s NPR Radio Support Spurs Grassroots Movement

March 15th, 2010

Thr Brian Leher ShowManhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer, on NPR Brian Lehrer Show, called on NYC schools to go Meatless Monday. "We’re proposing it our public schools to expose children to different kinds of food,” says Stringer

Parent Power Wins Over NYC Schools

March 15th, 2010

PS 361: The Children's Workshop School, New YorkOne person who believes parents should make informed decisions about what their kids eat is Elizabeth Puccini, the parent who convinced The Children’s Workshop School to go Meatless Monday, the first school in NYC to do so