Meatless Monday Articles

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!

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