Meatless Monday Articles

Now in 35 Countries, The Sun
Never Sets On Meatless Monday

June 2nd, 2014

If you’re traveling this summer, one thing is certain: you’ll never be far from Meatless Monday. The movement is now in 35 countries; it is embraced by scores of governments, companies and schools; and, of course, millions of individuals participate every week. In addition to the countries listed on the Meatless Monday Global Page,

Wyandanch Schools
Join the Movement

June 2nd, 2014

One Long Island community with high rates of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure is looking at the next generation and taking a small step toward reversing the trend. Wyandanch has gone Meatless.

Joining the over one million schoolchildren in the U.S. participating in Meatless Monday, the Wyandanch, N.Y., school district recently introduced Meatless Monday

Teen Activist Focuses
On the Environment,
One Meal at a Time

May 26th, 2014

This Meatless Monday, you can start a meal with Robert Redford’s Sundance Salad. Top it with Alice Waters’s Garlic Vinaigrette. Then perhaps move onto Laurie David’s Quinoa Cakes or Chevy Chase’s Vegetarian Chili. It’s all possible if you follow the simple, colorful recipes in Emily Abrams’s new cookbook, “Don’t Cook the Planet.” An impressive collection

Welcome to Summer;
It’s Time to Take the
Veggies to the Grill

May 26th, 2014

From the National Concert in Washington, D.C., to Fleet Week activities in New York City, Memorial Day, of course, is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. At the same time, Memorial Day marks the start of summer, and as sure as towns across

Today on The Chew:
The Ultimate
Meatless Monday

May 19th, 2014

Meatless Monday takes center stage today on “The Chew,” as Michael and the gang are cooking up some vegetarian dishes even the most ardent carnivore couldn’t resist.

In addition, three audience members will be competing for the chance to cook with Michael Symon while sharing their recipes, including Ultimate Layered Eggplant Lasagna, Quinoa and Spinach

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.