Meatless Monday Articles

Real Men Grill Veggies

June 15th, 2015

Rip Esseltyn is a real man. Okay, he got the nickname Rip when he was two days old, not because of his lean ripped look.  But it fits.  An all-American swimmer in college, he became a world class triathlete, which is when he adopted a ‘plant-strong’ diet. After ten years in that grueling profession he

13 Meatless Recipes for a Father’s Day BBQ

June 15th, 2015

Father’s Day is just around the corner! Why not dazzle Dad with one of these cookout-worthy recipes from our Meatless Monday bloggers and friends? Even if he’s a hardcore carnivore, he won’t be able to resist these hearty and delicious meatless dishes – they rock as much as he does!

Teen Chefs Win Scholarships with Meatless Monday Recipes

June 8th, 2015

Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) is a national non-profit that’s been transforming lives for 25 years, helping prepare high school students for college, and careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Several years ago C-CAP teamed up with Meatless Monday to create a contest for high school seniors across the country aspiring to be

Meatless Monday Resolution Passes in Long Beach

June 8th, 2015

On June 2nd, The Long Beach City Council voted 7-2 in favor of a resolution officially supporting the Meatless Monday campaign. Long Beach joins Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and several other large American cities in supporting the international movement that aims to improve health and conserve resources.

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Luxembourg Launches Meat Free Monday

June 1st, 2015

What country eats more meat per capita than any other in the world? If you guessed the U.S. you were close, but the burger-loving United States actually finished second to…Luxembourg!  That’s right, Luxembourg.  The only Grand Duchy in the world.  Small in size but big in terms of meat consumption, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture

Dig Inn is Changing the Way People Eat

June 1st, 2015

Dig Inn is a thriving chain of fast-casual restaurants that’s making healthy food accessible like never before. As part of their ‘Spring Into Summer’ promotion, Dig Inn is collaborating with Meatless Monday. “It’s less about a marketing tactic to get people in the door on Monday,” said founder Adam Eskin. “It’s more, we’re

Enjoy the Thrill of the Grill — and a Meatless Memorial Day.

May 25th, 2015


It’s hard to enjoy summer without grilling – but it’s easy to enjoy grilling without meat.  In fact, going with veggies on the barbi, or grilling up veggie burgers, will let you enjoy all that delicious smoky flavor you you love without sabotaging your swimsuit diet.

Then there are the health benefits of

15 Mouthwatering Meatless Monday Burgers

May 25th, 2015

Ready to get cooking this Memorial Day? Why not explore the endless array of flavors that veggie burgers can bring? From wasabi spiced adzuki bean burgers to chickpea patties with pineapple sauce, the options are endless and we’re sure you’ll find something here to please a crowd. Keep in mind that veggie burgers require a bit

Top Indian Chef Debuts Meatless Monday Menu

May 18th, 2015

Chef Hermant Mathur is well known in New York for guiding high-end Indian restaurants to rave reviews and Michelin stars. GQ magazine recently referred to him as one of the tip five Indian chefs in America.

Now he’s taken on a new challenge: opening a series of mostly casual Indian restaurants that each focus

10 Indian Recipes for Meatless Monday

May 18th, 2015

Indian cuisine is rich with vegetarian offerings, making Indian recipes a perfect option for Meatless Monday. This Monday, why not explore one of these 10 recipes from our bloggers and friends? Many of these recipes call for specialty ingredients, such as garam masala, curry leaves, ghee and chilis, so planning a vegetarian Indian meal

School Surrounded by Cattle Ranch Tries Meatless Monday

May 11th, 2015

The historic Orme School is an international prep school set on 300 acres in rural Arizona and surrounded by a 32,000 acre cattle ranch. According to Patti Marrs, Director of Food Services, “we literally meet our meat on the road.” The school began Meatless Mondays this past January.

In many ways, joining Meatless Monday fits

Join us for a Twitter Chat about Vegetarian Flavors

May 7th, 2015

New to vegetarian cooking or simply want to pick up some kitchen tricks for Meatless Monday?

Join us on Monday, May 11th at 8pm ET for a Twitter chat with Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, author and photographer of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible!

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is NOT your average

Delicious Ways to Go Mexican and Meatless

May 4th, 2015

It’s true, Cinco de Mayo does not fall on a Monday this year. But if your May 4th Meatless Monday leaves you so inspired that you want to continue it into Tuesday, we have several delicious suggestions for meatless Mexican dishes.  

Cinco de Mayo is also known as the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla.

Authentic Mexican Food Can Be Healthy, Certifies SPE

May 4th, 2015

A frozen margarita is not a Mexican drink.  And if you think Mexicans love to shove slices of lime into their beer, think again. Likewise, when it comes to Mexican food, our popular American conceptions bear little resemblance to the actual Mexican diet.  That was certainly the conclusion of Dos Caminos Chef Ivy Stark

Healthy Food Meets Fast Food

April 27th, 2015

You often hear that people would eat healthier if it was cheaper and easier – if healthy food was as accessible as fast food. Two years ago, author and columnist for the NY Times, Mark Bittman, wrote an article titled, “Yes, Healthful Fast Food is Possible. But Edible?” He profiled several budding restaurant chains who