Meatless Monday Articles

Chef Lamas of Seviche and the Value of Great Ingredients

November 2nd, 2015

“When you have something right from the dirt to your table in hours, there’s something special about it. The flavor is like no other.”

Chef Anthony Lamas opened Seviche restaurant in Louisville KY with a goal: to make delicious Latin-style cuisine with local, seasonal foods. Chef Lamas just released his first cookbook, Southern

World Health Organization Links Processed Meat to Cancer

October 26th, 2015

One more reason to go meatless on Monday: reduce your risk of cancer.

This Monday the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that their researchers have found eating processed meats increases the risk of certain cancers. According to estimates cited by in the WHO report, about 34,000 cancer deaths per year worldwide could be attributed to

Bringing Healthy Changes to APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo

October 26th, 2015

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is a national leader in wellness and champions the health of all people and all communities. The organization supports professionals in the public health field and directly addresses policies and public health issues. APHA influences public policy on a federal level and has a 140-plus year perspective of

Celebrate World Pasta Day the Meatless Way!

October 25th, 2015

October 25 is World Pasta Day, a day to celebrate all the delicious and nutritious ways to enjoy noodles. Each year Oldways and the International Pasta Organization (IPO) attend the World Pasta Day & Congress to discuss food, nutrition, and the future of the celebrated dish.

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“Hospital Food” Gets a Whole New Flavor with Chef Paul Garey of Memorial Sloan Kettering

October 19th, 2015

Recently we caught up with Executive Chef Paul Garey of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York City. MSK is one of the most prominent cancer care centers in the world, leading pioneering efforts in early detection and treatment. MSK has also been participating in Meatless Monday for the past two

Food Day Celebration Urges Americans to Eat a “Greener Diet”

October 19th, 2015

October 24th is Food Day, an opportunity for Americans to think carefully about what they eat, how their food impacts the environment, and what policies would best support sustainable eating in the future.

Be a part of the celebration by taking the Meatless Monday Pledge for Food Day 2015

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An Interview with Chef Oz of Cueva Bar

October 12th, 2015

Chef Oz Blackaller has put Meatless Monday on the menu at Cueva Bar for a simple reason: members of the community were asking for it, and he loved designing dishes for it. “A woman from the San Diego Ladies Vegan Cooking Club loved [the vegetarian dishes], so she asked if I would collaborate

Celebrate National Chili Month with Delicious Meatless Recipes

October 12th, 2015

Celebrate the many flavors, spices, and cultural traditions of chili during National Chili Month. The spicy dish has a long history, and has many regional interpretations across the country. Many states and cities are very proud of their local recipes, and why not be? Local tastes and traditions are a big part of how we

Cooking Meatless with Top Chefs: Bryce Shuman from Betony

October 5th, 2015

As part of the Cooking Meatless with Top Chefs video series here at Meatless Monday, we are excited to bring you interviews, advice, and tips from top chefs who love creating dishes that put delicious meatless foods at the center of the plate.

Chef Bryce Shuman opened Betony in 2013 and was named

Sideline Meat this Football Season with Silk and Meatless Monday

October 5th, 2015

Get ready to enjoy Meatless Monday Night during football season with a menu of game day dishes that have all your favorite flavors. This year Meatless Monday is partnering with Silk’s Sideline Meat campaign to help people enjoy meatless game nights. Even the meatiest men in America are getting in on the Meatless Monday action: professional

United Nations to End Hunger by 2030: Eating Less Meat is Key

September 28th, 2015

“It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food.”United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 2

This week the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit made eliminating world hunger by 2030 an official goal for the next 15 years. The UN has drawn up a series of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Start Your Day with Protein on Meatless Monday

September 28th, 2015

A healthy breakfast can help you power through your busy day with focus, clarity, and energy. Whether you’re looking for more stamina, working on staying focused, or trying to lose weight, a nutritious breakfast can be the key to success. Get your your whole week off to a great start with a high-protein breakfast on

New Report Finds Meatless Sports Concessions are a Game Changer

September 21st, 2015

This summer the NRDC and Green Sports Alliance released Champions of Game Day Food, a report on fresh sustainability initiatives at sports venues. From stadiums to racetracks, venues across the country are making major strides in going green. One of the top items to change at the old ball game? Adding delicious meatless

Celebrate Whole Grains Month This September!

September 14th, 2015

September is Whole Grains Month, and there’s no better time to discover all the delicious, healthy reasons to eat whole grains!

This year the Whole Grains Council is celebrating in September by running an Instagram photo contest throughout the month. The contest theme is Share the Goodness of Whole Grains, it’s a perfect excuse to share

Tempeh, Tofu, Seitan, and Jackfruit: What They’re Made of and How to Enjoy Them

September 14th, 2015

Chances are you’ve seen some delicious recipes that call for some interesting ingredients that might be a bit unusual. Foods like tempeh, tofu, seitan, and jackfruit, are rapidly taking the spotlight in dishes that are perfect for Meatless Monday meals. These foods add the texture and protein we often crave without using any meat at