Meatless Monday Articles

MM Celebrates 10th Anniversary
at the James Beard House

May 19th, 2014

On Monday May 12th, the James Beard Foundation hosted the “Meatless Monday 10th Anniversary Celebration,” a three-hour, four-course celebration that featured six of the Meatless Monday’s most passionate chefs, including Matteo Bergamini, SD26, NYC; Scott Uehlein, Canyon Ranch, Tucson, AZ; Alicia Walter, Eataly, NYC; and Jason Weiner, David Belknap and Geoffrey Kornberg of Almond, Bridgehampton,

The Pizza Collection:
10 Simple Recipes from
Top Cookbook Authors

May 12th, 2014

Calling all pizzaioli.

A new Meatless Monday cookbook is out, and this time, we’re giving America’s favorite food the Monday treatment.

Similar to our Comfort Food Cookbook and Chili Cookbook, which gave classic recipes a vegetarian twist, the mission behind the Meatless Monday Pizza Collection is designed to help people rediscover the joy of

Happy Cinco de Mayo:
A Very American,
Very Delicious,
Mexican Celebration

May 5th, 2014

First, a test: Cinco de Mayo is a) Mexico’s Independence Day; b) the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla; c) an American holiday that celebrates Mexican culture and heritage.

If you said “b” and “c,” then Feliz Sin Carne Lunes.

Today at Meatless Monday, we are celebrating Cinco de Mayo, also known as the

Beauty, Brains and
Meatless: What It Takes
to Be Miss Philippines

May 5th, 2014

Of all the honorifics attainable in this world—Colonel, Highness, Grand Archduke—perhaps the most prized is Miss Universe, which fittingly evokes an otherworldly beauty. Who better to wear the title than M.J. Lastimosa, a perennial crowd favorite who radiates grace, compassion and good cheer in addition to her stunning looks? Recently crowned Miss Universe Philippines, M.J.

Straight Talk with
Myra Goodman:
Food, the Environment,
and the Benefits
of Big Organic

April 28th, 2014

Straight from the Earth is a cookbook that belongs on the kitchen counter, not the coffee table. Written by the co-founder of Earthbound Farm, Myra Goodman, and her daughter, Marea Goodman, this is a vegan cookbook (written by two omnivores) and perfect for anyone who wants to cook bright, seasonal, vegetable-centric food. Myra Goodman

James Beard
Foundation to
Celebrate MM’s
10th Anniversary

April 28th, 2014

On Monday May 12th the rooms of Greenwich Village’s venerable red brick building will fill with conversation, camaraderie and the savory smells of delicious cooking as the James Beard Foundation fetes Meatless Monday for 10 successful years. Capping months of celebration that included an anniversary cookbook, numerous media profiles and a scientific symposium

On Earth Day, Do
Something Good
For The Planet:
Go Meatless Monday

April 21st, 2014

Tuesday, April 22nd, is Earth Day, an annual event to honor the sanctity of the little blue planet we call home. If you’re wondering what you can do to participate, there’s an easy, even delicious, way you can do something good for the environment this week, and every week of the year: join

35 Countries Tailor
Meatless Monday for
Collective Success

April 21st, 2014

Ten years ago, Meatless Monday began with a simple idea: one day a week, cut out meat. Tomorrow, in recognition of Earth Day, is a great day to look at how that idea has evolved into a vast international campaign.

If you were fluent in 23 languages, you would hear “Meatless Monday” spoken in 35

Meatless Monday Interview:
Dr. Joel Fuhrman

April 14th, 2014

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician, a New York Times best-selling author, and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman’s #1 New York Times best-selling book, Eat to Live, originally published in 2003 (Little Brown), has sold over 1,000,000 copies and has been

Jennifer Abadi Looks
Backward & Forward
with MM Passover

April 14th, 2014

For talented chef, teacher and cookbook author Jennifer Abadi, leading a class often comes down to following the lead. Abadi, the author of A Fistful of Lentils and the blog Too Good to Passover, takes her cues from a growing group of eager students at her door. “I teach in three cooking schools,” says Abadi.

Yes, You Can Go
Meatless and Have
Your Protein, Too

April 7th, 2014

Everyone who participates in Meatless Monday–those of us who are adding more plant-based meals into our diet–eventually face the same question: how do you get your protein?

The answer is right in your kitchen.

To be sure, eating completely vegetarian one day a week is hardly cause for concern when it comes to protein.

Meatless Monday Peru
Hosts First Major Event;
Hundreds Participate in
Picnic Sin Carne

April 7th, 2014

Felicitaciones!

Meatless Monday Peru–Lunes Sin Carne Peruheld their first major event last month in honor of Meatout Day.

Meatout Day is an annual holiday observed internationally on March 20th, the first day of spring, and seeks to promote the benefits of a plant-based diet while exposing the public to the vast selection of

APHA Recommends
Meatless Monday for
Nat’l Public Health Week

March 31st, 2014

Everyone has heard of “Bring your Child to Work Day.” For Meatless Monday advocates, April 7th could be called “Bring Your Veggies to Work Day.” Next Monday marks the start of National Public Health Week, an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA). This year, the APHA has recommended holding community-wide Meatless Monday

Green Monday Gains
Foothold in Hong Kong

March 31st, 2014

Over the past few decades, Hong Kong has emerged as a leading center of culture, finance and trade. But the city’s rapid growth has brought all the familiar problems of modernization: its per capita carbon footprint is the planet’s second highest, and it consumes beef at an astonishing rate. David Yeung, a cofounder of

These Five Recipes
Are Madness Tested,
Meatless Approved

March 24th, 2014

Schedules are cleared, brackets unveiled and Buffett offers a billion: March Madness is upon us. Whether or not you find yourself personally invested in this year’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship, you likely know someone who is. And that means a minimum of screen time, of ambient shouting, of complementary colors and chaotic sports bars.