Meatless Monday Articles
May 10th, 2010
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
May 3rd, 2010
No 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
April 26th, 2010
In 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!
April 19th, 2010
Our 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.
April 12th, 2010
San 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
April 5th, 2010
In 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!
March 29th, 2010
Huffington 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
March 29th, 2010
A 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!
March 22nd, 2010
NYC’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
March 15th, 2010
Manhattan 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,â€ says Stringer
March 15th, 2010
One 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
March 8th, 2010
The Children’s Workshop School is leading the way in bringing Meatless Monday to NYC’s schools, according to news channel NY1. In fact, Meatless Monday was so easy to implement, that we encourage other schools to embrace the benefits of offering meatless options in your cafeteria!
March 1st, 2010
Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer, has embraced Meatless Monday â€“ and is recommending that the NYC Department of Education institute Meatless Monday in all city public schools! Stringer praises the Baltimore MM program in his recent "Food NYCâ€ report, noting that it teaches kids about the health benefits of eating less meat and more vegetables
February 22nd, 2010
AOL now promotes Meatless Monday! Celebrating 25 distinguished years as a leading global web services company, AOL shares the power and appeal of our movement in their soon-to-officially-launch Healthy Kitchen section. AOL highlights MM’s history, the many health benefits of eating less meat, and shares with its vast audience delicious meatless recipes
February 8th, 2010
Two weeks ago the New England Journal of Medicine released a study that found cutting back on salt in our diet has the potential to prevent 32,000 strokes, 54,000 heart attacks and 60,000 cases of heart disease a year. This Valentine’s day the best thing you can do for your heart is cut the salt. But does that mean your candlelit dinner is destined to be bland