Meatless Monday Articles

A “Perfect Ten” Summer Dish: Vegan Ceviche Lettuce Cups

August 1st, 2016

With a nod to the summer spectacles expected from Latin America this month, the last dish in our “No Cook Summer Recipe” video series brings you a culinary surprise

Spiralize Your Veggies: Featuring Pad Thai Zoodle Salad

July 25th, 2016

With zucchinis at the height of their season, what can you do with this popular form of summer squash that won’t require an oven or stove? Just in time arrives our latest “No Cook Summer Recipe” video!

Perfectly Packable, No Cook Picnics: Featuring Artichoke Panzanella

July 18th, 2016

Whether you’re headed for the beach or your own backyard, packing the perfect picnic foods can make the difference between a seriously fun day and a soggy one!

Students Craft Delicious Meatless Meals for School Lunch Recipe Contest

July 18th, 2016

Last week, at the Annual National Conference of the School Nutrition Association in San Antonio, Texas, three hardworking teams of high school students faced off to create delicious, student-approved meatless meals in the final round of the Powered by Pulses Great School Lunch recipe contest

From Scratch to Scrumptious — Meatless Monday’s New Summer Recipe Videos

July 11th, 2016

Designed to add an extra-healthy twist to your summer fun, our original series of how-to videos features recipes that are meatless, easy to make, and don’t require even looking at a stove!

Declare Your Independence From Meat This Monday!

July 4th, 2016

This year July Fourth falls on Meatless Monday—the perfect opportunity to refrain from eating meat once a week in support of our own well-being and the well-being of the planet

10 Red, White and Blue Recipes for the 4th

July 1st, 2016

This Independence day don’t just wear red, white and blue – nosh on patriotic dishes, too! To inspire you we’ve rounded-up 10 tasty, meatless recipes from Meatless Monday bloggers and friends.

Blueberry Salsa | Chickadee Says


Red, White & Blueberry Quinoa Salad |

Men’s Health Month Hero: Joe Bastianich, Restaurateur, TV Personality, Author

June 27th, 2016

Surrounded by rich Italian food all his life, Joe Bastianich experienced a wakeup call a decade ago that inspired him to change his ideas about eating meat and create a healthy new lifestyle for himself. [Photo Credit: DSG Fotografi

Men’s Health Month Hero: Rip Esseltyn of Engine 2 Diet

June 20th, 2016

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

Meatless Monday Packs Plenty of Protein

June 13th, 2016

Meatless Monday is in the news again, this time in relation to whether the US military should offer Meatless Monday options in their cafeterias. Critics of the plan state that eating meat every day is needed to meet the US Dietary Guidelines and get an adequate amount of protein in the diet

Governments Worldwide Embrace Meatless Monday

June 13th, 2016

All around the globe, governments are beginning to recognize the importance of cutting back on meat, and suggesting Meatless Monday as a reasonable step towards that end is netting positive results!

Men’s Health Month Hero: Kimatni D. Rawlins of Fit Fathers

June 13th, 2016

This week Kimatni D. Rawlins takes our hero challenge to a new level—helping fathers become fit for their families. A former college athlete, Kimatni lost sight of his health goals in the early years of raising a young family, but later experienced a personal epiphany that inspired him to shed 50 pounds through a plant-based

Men’s Health Month Hero: Gabe Canales of Blue Cure

June 6th, 2016

What does it mean to be a hero? In Meatless Monday’s terminology it means having the courage and wherewithal to turn challenge into change. Former marketing and PR exec Gabe Canales did just that. When he was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 35, he set out to discover why and how he

Meatless Monday Gives a New Bite to Men’s Health Month

June 6th, 2016

June is Men’s Health Month, heightening awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. At Meatless Monday, we care about our men–young and old—and we’re excited this month to feature friends and partners who are inspiring others to go meatless at least one day

Grill the Unusual! Vegetables and Fruits Perfect for Charring

May 30th, 2016

Sweep that meat off your grill! This summer, farmer’s markets are bursting with fresh, colorful fruits and vegetables that are perfect for grilling at your Memorial Day blast. But don’t reach for the normal culprits. This holiday sear up some off-road options like charred romaine or grilled kale; they’ll make excellent salad starters. All you’ll