Meatless Monday Articles

Meatless Monday for the Greater GOOD

December 13th, 2010

With community focused articles on health, food, the environment and more, specializes in small steps that anyone can take to make a positive impact. Their recent video Sweat the Small Stuff includes suggestions for simple change, including Meatless Monday

The Meatless Movement Multiplies

December 6th, 2010

Since Meatless Monday started as a public health campaign in 2003, we have seen the idea spread through communities and across countries. We took a survey recently to see just how far the movement has traveled. Of those interviewed, an impressive 30% had heard of the campaign to cut meat one day a week.

New Haven Public Schools Make Monday Meatless

November 29th, 2010

New Haven’s Public Schools educate and feed over 20,000 students each day. The task of creating healthy meals for such a large student body falls on Chef Tim Cipriano, Food Service Director for the city’s 45 schools. Chef Tim has introduced new polices -including Meatless Monday- that both ensure nutritious meals for his students and offer a positive example for districts nationwide

The Meatless Monday Thanksgiving Project

November 22nd, 2010

cartoon by Roberto Mangosi from hellocrazy.comMeatless Monday talks fo-turkey with 12 of our favorite celebrity chefs and health activists. Each shares what they’re thankful for this year and offers a seasonal meatless recipe for your Monday meal and Thanksgiving feast

Monday Means Health at Annual APHA Conference

November 15th, 2010

Meatless Monday was in attendance last week for the 138th annual APHA conference. During this four day event, the Monday Campaigns team spoke with national health leaders about the power of weekly reminders in starting and sustaining behavior change

Connect -and Cook- with your Kids this Monday

November 8th, 2010

Producer, eco-activist and Meatless Monday supporter Laurie David takes on family ties with The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time. Her latest endeavor includes family-tested recipes along with inspiration, conversation starters and frank advice from over 50 experts and celebrities.

MM Earmarked as 2011 Restaurant Trend

November 1st, 2010

Restaurant insiders are predicting that Meatless Monday will be a hot trend in 2011 as customers crave more veggies on their plates. There are so many reasons for restaurants to go meatless, its no wonder eateries across the country have already joined the movement

Meatless makes its way to Carnegie Mellon

October 24th, 2010

Internationally known research, arts and technology school Carnegie Mellon University has launched Meatless Monday on campus, joining the growing list of colleges that are using the campaign to promote healthy habits one week at a time

Fast Food Goes Fresh with Maoz’ Meatless Monday

October 18th, 2010

With 27 locations across the U.S. and Europe, Maoz Vegetarian is not your typical fast food chain. Quick, nutritious and tasty meatless meals are the norm at this famous falafel franchise and, starting this week, so is Meatless Monday

Dr. Oz Shows Meat’s Impact on Public Health

October 11th, 2010

Dr. Oz is a renowned cardiac surgeon, author and host of The Dr. Oz Show. Recently he has been speaking out about the health impact of excessive meat consumption and production. On his website and show, Dr. Oz has offered Americans suggestions on how to improve upon their omnivorous diets, including Meatless Monday

Franciscan Center feeds body & soul with MM

October 4th, 2010

The Franciscan Center of Baltimore has been providing emergency aid and outreach to their community since 1968. Last week, the center transcended their already tireless dedication to the city’s poor by instating healthy, Meatless Monday meals.

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!