Meatless Monday Articles

Health Publisher Rodale asks “Why Monday?”

September 27th, 2010

Publishing giant Rodale is the company behind Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Prevention and a wide array of other wellness magazines. Recently, Rodale furthered their commitment to a healthy worksite by offering Meatless Monday meals in their corporate cafeteria. This weekly focus on plant-based options caused online editor Emily Main to ask herself, “Why Monday”?

MM Goes Back to School

September 20th, 2010

chicken readingAcross the U.S. and Canada, school districts and Universities are going meatless on Monday to improve student health and reduce their environmental impact. As the school year starts, we’d like to welcome the incoming class of schools who have joined the movement! Beginning this fall, six new colleges and four new k-12 school districts will be highlighting Meatless Monday options, bringing nutritious choices to tens of thousands of students

Meat-centric, Low-carb Diet Proves Deadly

September 13th, 2010


Popularized in the last thirty years, low-carb diets have helped millions to lose weight. Some, however, assume that removing carbohydrates from their diet gives them license to pile on portions of meat with nary a vegetable in sight. While this may be a quick method of shedding pounds, recent Harvard research has shown that this philosophy will catch up with you in the long run

Add Some Sizzle to Your BBQ Menu

September 6th, 2010

GOOD GRILLIN'!As summer draws to a close, many of us are turning to our barbeques for one last celebration. Labor Day may mark the unofficial end of the season, but Washington Post writer David Hagedorn points out that it can also mean the beginning of a Meatless Monday tradition. So fire up the grill this week with some of our favorite outdoor dishes!

Bistro Brews a Unique Monday Menu

August 30th, 2010

Southern California’s Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens recently announced their decision to join the Meatless Monday movement! The sustainable eatery is one of many across the country that has taken on the campaign in recent months. Each Meatless Monday restaurant utilizes the campaign in their own, unique way, resulting in profitable health promotion that still fits their culinary culture

TIME is on Monday’s Side

August 23rd, 2010

Time logoChefs across the nation have embraced the Meatless Monday movement, and in turn customers, critics and the media have celebrated their success. Just this week TIME magazine took a look at six chefs that are pushing plant-based entrees and reaping the rewards. Special attention was given to Mario Batali, Wolfgang Puck and John Fraser, three restaurateurs who now go meatless on Monday. Encourages Action with MM

August 16th, 2010's new Meatless Monday is a hub for all things activism. The site engages readers in issues ranging from homelessness to healthcare. David Orr, a chef and contributor to’s Sustainable Food section, knew that it was not enough to simply tell people how to eat better, he had to provide them with the tools they needed to become active in the process. So Orr decided to bring Meatless Monday to

Swap Meat, Save Money

August 9th, 2010

healthier and wealtherAmericans are always looking to get more for less, especially when it comes to food. Though we may think we’re getting a deal, this attitude has taken us down a road ridden with hidden costs, both fiscal and physical. Thankfully, all it takes is some simple swaps to get a healthy, satisfying, meatless meal without breaking the bank

Study Says: Lose Meat to Lose Weight

August 2nd, 2010

Lighten up with Meatless Monday!!Recent findings from Imperial College London have given us another healthy reason to have a Meatless Monday. A five year study of over 370,000 Europeans found that meat consumption can help pack on the pounds. Even moderate changes in diet can increase one’s chances of maintaining a healthy weight over the course of their lifetime

Toolkits: take MM matters into your own hands!

July 26th, 2010

Meatless Monday's new outreach toolsIt’s never been easier to start a Meatless Monday with our new blog badges and toolkits!

Dr. Rosenfeld says “Go Meatless Monday”

July 24th, 2010

Dr. Rosenfeld on Meatless MondayIn his most recent Healthy Monday segment on Sunday Housecall with Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, the good doctor praised MM founder Sid Lerner for bringing the connection between meat and preventable disease to the public’s attention

Syracuse Shows us How to Bring MM to Campus

July 19th, 2010

Syracuse University Food ServiceMeatless Monday is catching on across college campuses. David George, the director of food services at Syracuse University has been working to bring Meatless Mondays to the school’s 19,600 students. He recently spoke about how this initiative promotes a healthy lifestyle while highlighting the department’s extensive plant-based offerings

Cincinnati Poised to Be 3rd U.S. MM City

July 12th, 2010

City of CincinnatiFollowing in the footsteps of San Francisco and Washington D.C., Cincinnati is set to become the nation’s third Meatless Monday city. Members of The Green Cincinnati Food Task Team are urging city council members to embrace the campaign in order to improve public health

Is There Money In Monday? Go Meatless!

July 5th, 2010

Meatless Money!You probably know that reducing your meat consumption can cut your risk of chronic preventable diseases, and can lessen your impact on the environment – but did you know it can save you money as well? Whether at home, in supermarkets or in restaurants, starting the week by going meatless can really boost your budget!

MM Changes Hearts & Health in Kansas Community

June 28th, 2010

Unitarian Universalist Church of WichitaThe Meatless Monday movement has found a home in America’s heartland. The First Universalist Church of Wichita, Kansas is spreading healthy, responsible eating through monthly Meatless Monday potlucks, readings and discussion. This community in the middle of beef country is changing diets and minds one delicious bite at a time