Meatless Monday Articles

Eat Your Beans: United Nations Declares 2016 the International Year of Pulses

January 11th, 2016

The United Nations has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. But what is a pulse, and why focus on them in 2016?

‘Pulses’ are a specific group of foods including lentils, beans, peas and chickpeas.

This food group is consumed regularly around the world in a huge variety of cultural cuisines. Using the slogan

New US Dietary Guidelines Miss the Mark: Cutting Back on Meat is Key

January 11th, 2016

The US Dietary Guidelines are updated every five years, and the most recently updated guidelines have just been released. The guidelines have a long history in the US, and were the basis for nutritional resources like the Food Guide Pyramid, My Pyramid, and most recently the ChooseMyPlate.gov graphics.

The new guidelines include a

Want to Eat Healthier? Make a New Year’s Resolution Every Monday!

January 4th, 2016

New Year’s Day and the whole month of January is a time for making resolutions. For some it’s a time to think about eating healthier, exercising more, or getting on and sticking to a budget. A great way to get started on all three of those resolutions is pledging to go meatless on Mondays! But

A Healthy New Year’s Resolution: Go Meatless on Monday!

December 28th, 2015

Looking for a resolution this new year? Try going meatless on Monday! Ditching the meat once a week can do your health, your bank account, and the planet a lot of good. So whether you’re interested in getting healthy, saving money, or trying to save the world in 2016, pledging to make Meatless Monday

Climate Change and the Global Diet: Meatless Monday at COP21

December 21st, 2015

In early December of this year, representatives from more than 200 nations gathered to discuss and decide the future of climate change and the fate of our planet. The COP21 gathering in Paris brought together representatives from around the world with one goal: to create and enact policies that would limit global warming to

8 Holiday Meals that Skip the Meat

December 21st, 2015

During the holiday season families around the world gather around the table to share a meal and get into the spirit of the season. While many “traditional” holiday feasts have meat on the table, this year could be the year you try out a meatless holiday! These savory, hearty meals are fit for any family

7 Ways to Get Healthy for the Holidays

December 14th, 2015

During the holiday season it can be easy to slip into less-than-healthy habits. But getting back on track is as simple as taking your first step! This year make health a holiday tradition with these seven tips for getting and staying healthy during the holiday season.

Bring Try New, Healthy Recipes for the Holiday Table

COP21 and Meatless Monday:
Less Meat = Less Heat

December 7th, 2015

This year, Meatless Monday will host a presentation on global warming at the Climate Generations area next to the Paris-Le Bourget site of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention (COP21). COP21 will bring together scientists, officials, and activists to discuss how we can work together to limit any increased global

HungryRoot Makes Meatless Cooking Quick, Easy, and Tasty

December 6th, 2015

Going Meatless on Mondays just got even easier. HungryRoot is making it quick and easy to get meatless, nutritious, and deliciously craveable meals on the table. How? By making vegetable pasta meals with quality ingredients in gourmet combinations – all available online, fresh-packed and ready to ship!

Chef Franklin Becker took time out of

9 Meatless Soups & Stews to Warm Up Winter

November 30th, 2015

Winter is here, and with it all the hearty and savory foods of the season!

One-pot meals like soups or stews can be simple to assemble, easy to cook, and even easier to clean up (just one pot and your prep utensils). A simmering stockpot on the stove is a welcome sight for friends and

Cooking for Parties with Chef Chloe Coscarelli and the De Gustibus Cooking School

November 23rd, 2015

“The best way to try and change the world is through food.” – Chef Chloe Coscarelli

On November 16, Meatless Monday partnered with the De Gustibus Cooking School in New York City and Chef Chloe Coscarelli.  The De Gustibus Cooking School classroom was packed with vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores interested in making meatless meals

5 Meatless Leftover Hacks You’ll Love for Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2015

Thanksgiving is almost here, and with it comes the season of family gatherings, festive traditions, and delicious leftovers! After the feast, the leftovers remain – delicious spreads and dishes with enough servings to last the weekend and fill you up on Meatless Monday! Here are a few inventive ways to enjoy your favorite holiday foods

Cooking Meatless with Top Chefs: Chef Jason Weiner of Almond

November 16th, 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 Jason Weiner opened the first Almond location in Bridgehampton in

10 Thanksgiving Classics for a Meatless Meal

November 16th, 2015

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, now is the time to start planning your feast for the big day. While turkeys get a lot of attention this time of year, meat doesn’t need to be the focus of your holiday meal! This year try something new by bringing more meatless dishes to the table.

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Experts Respond to WHO Report: Less Meat Still the Healthiest Choice

November 9th, 2015

Last month the World Health Organization (WHO) made a media splash with news that shook much of the meat-eating world: regularly consuming processed meats has been scientifically linked to increasing the risk of certain cancers. In the weeks since reporters, broadcasters, and thought leaders have been buzzing with questions about the findings. How much