Meatless Monday Articles

Veggies Through the Eyes of a Kid

January 20th, 2014

Every parent has had to placate a picky child at the dinner table. Dubbed “the McNugget Route,” it usually involves quick and painless dining options, like junk food. But perhaps parents should give kids more credit. Discover how easy it is to introduce your kids to healthy foods, get them loving a variety of seasonal

Not Your Grandmother’s Collard Greens

January 20th, 2014

A longtime staple in the South, collard greens are widely considered one of the healthiest plant-based options around, practically bursting with vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber. These two recipes from Carolina Now put a new spin on this old pillar of southern cuisine, incorporating contemporary spices and presentation.

Read more from Carolina Now

Kale Salads Served with Flair

January 20th, 2014

Kale has become an industry unto itself: more popular than ever before, it is now a favorite of top chefs and skilled amateur cooks alike. It is often cooked to soften it before serving, but by dressing and tossing it with a handful of other fresh ingredients it can be made into a crisp

Pair These Chili Cups with a Super Bowl

January 20th, 2014

The Super Bowl is a big occasion that demands big flavors. These Cajun chili cups will satisfy even the most robust appetite—and your guests won’t know they’re meatless unless they ask to see the recipe. Just make sure you make enough for each quarter.

Read more at Prevention.com

 

Seven Slices of Veggie Pizza to Stir Your Imagination

January 20th, 2014

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s a staple as American as they come. But the best pies aren’t delivered—they’re made at home, with fresh ingredients and in endless varieties. By using plant-based toppings and a little imagination, pizzas can be both healthy and meatless: a safe bet and a crowd-pleaser for any Meatless Monday gathering.

Disney Star Laura Marano Endorses Meatless Monday

January 20th, 2014

Laura Marano has joined the growing cadre of young celebrities who are going meatless on Monday. The actress, who stars in the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally, recently contributed a photo and video shoot in support of a new campaign from The Humane Society that champions Meatless Monday. The campaign, which will distribute thousands

Split Pea Soup Provencal, a French Favorite

January 13th, 2014

Via Prevention.com:

“Condensed split pea soup from a can is probably one of the first meals I learned to prepare, but when I discovered how easily a homemade version comes together, I kicked my can to the curb. This soup is as simple as can be, but this Meatless Monday dish certainly doesn’t lack flavor (even

The Best of 2013, Meatless Monday Edition

January 13th, 2014

Via Apple a Day:

“When I started my Meatless Monday posts three years ago, I wasn’t really sure how long I’d stick with it.  For multiple reasons–nutritional, economical, and ecological–I wanted to commit to cooking one vegetarian meal per week.  In a very short amount of time, I found myself eating approximately half my meals

Fabulous Food Ideas to Make Your New Year Sing

January 13th, 2014

Via So Hungry I Could Blog:

“Going meatless one day a week is a great resolution to make, and it can lead to many other great changes such as losing weight, helping the environment and reducing your risk for diseases. But change can be tough, so we wanted to help by offering some of our

Chef Paul Liebrandt’s Delicious “Garden”

January 13th, 2014

When a chef names his signature veggie dish the “Garden,” you might detect a whiff of ambition. The label denotes an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink quality that practically guarantees size and scope. And that’s exactly what Paul Liebrant, executive chef at The Elm in Williamsburg, delivers.

The Zimbabwe-born cook was inspired by a famously influential dish from the

Parade Picks Meatless Monday for 2014

January 13th, 2014

Parade Magazine touted Meatless Mondays as a winning strategy for staying healthy in 2014, noting that a little creativity in the kitchen can lead to some delicious meatless recipes.

As we hit the halfway point in January, many of us are doggedly determined to keep our resolutions afloat. But if you’re trying to adopt

Best Diets for 2014: Meatless Menus
Dominate U.S. News Rankings

January 13th, 2014

This will probably comes as no surprise to longtime readers and Meatless Monday devotees, but U.S. News & World Report made it official this week. Their “Best Diets” report is out, and readers will spot a common thread: meatless, meat-reduced, and whole foods based programs are topping the charts.

Within plant-based diets, a new category,

Chef Giada De Laurentiis
Reveals the True Feel Good Foods

January 13th, 2014

Celebrity chef and Meatless Monday proponent Giada De Laurentiis, on tour to promote her new book Giada’s Feel Good Food, knows a thing or two about healthy living. She recently chatted with Women’s Health Magazine about how she’s replaced chocolate and sugar with better choices that boost her

Five Ways to Join the Meatless Monday Movement

January 6th, 2014

Making resolutions is human nature. January 1st presents us with a clean slate, a perfect time to try to implement positive lifestyle changes. This year, no less than 120 million Americans will make resolutions, but as in the past, more than half will fail their resolution by Groundhog Day.

At Meatless Monday, we believe

Guy’s Ginger-Carrot Soup Offers Full Flavors in Under an Hour

January 6th, 2014

Via the Food Network:

“While some soups and stews require hours of slow simmering to achieve their fullest flavor, long cooking times aren’t always required, and it’s indeed possible to turn out a ready-to-eat bowl in well under an hour. Guy Fieri’s big-batch recipe for Ginger-Carrot Soup (pictured above) from Food Network Magazine is one