Meatless Monday Articles

Chef David Burke Serves Up the New Year

January 9th, 2017

“There are points in your career where you start to cook the way you want to eat; that’s where I am now.” – Chef David Burke

David Burke is world-renowned as a chef, artist, entrepreneur, cookbook author, innovator and inventor. In 2009, he won the James Beard Award for Who’s Who of Food & Beverage

Happy New Year from Meatless Monday

January 2nd, 2017

By all accounts, 2016 was a banner year for the Meatless Monday movement. Currently Meatless Monday is active in 44 countries and in over 20 languages – from Croatia to China, Brazil to Bhutan. People from all walks of life are embracing a diet that reduces their meat consumption one day each week. They’re eating healthier and helping to preserve the resources of the planet – one plate at a time

Ring in the New Year with a Heaping Bowl of Hoppin’ John

December 26th, 2016

Looking to start New Year’s with an extra helping of ‘good luck?’ Then leave the champagne on ice and simmer up a family-size pot of our meatless version of Hoppin’ John. According to Southern folklore, each of the key ingredients in this hearty, savory dish relates to a symbol of prosperity

8 Quick Weeknight Meals for the Busy Holiday Season

December 19th, 2016

Spend Less Time Cooking and More Time Savoring

This time of year, you’ve already got plenty to do. So don’t let long, complicated recipes slow you down. We’ve rounded up our tastiest recipes for the busiest of nights. Whip up one of these flavorful meatless meals in just minutes. And make your evening merry and

Three New SoCal Restaurants to Get Your Meatless Monday Fill

December 12th, 2016

Reality TV has certainly helped put Orange County, CA on the map. But if you prefer to “dish” with superbly prepared meatless meals, these three restaurants are our recommended Specials of the Day

Indianapolis Joins Meatless Monday Winner’s Circle

December 12th, 2016

Mark another milestone for Meatless Monday. Last week, the City-County Council of Indianapolis, home of the famous “Indy 500” race, passed a resolution in support of Meatless Monday. This new resolution encourages city residents and institutions to enjoy a meat-free day at the beginning of each week

10 Holiday Gift Ideas from Meatless Monday

December 5th, 2016

Deck the halls and feast your senses on these wonderful holiday gift ideas. Perfect for giving and receiving…for those who have been extra nice this year. These tantalizing meatless gifts are at the very top of our shopping list. Tasty, yet also nutritious. It’s like giving the gift of good health. Wishing you and your

Meatless Italian Food for a New Generation

November 28th, 2016

We’re always on the lookout for new twists on meatless eating, so we couldn’t possibly resist registered dietitian Alexandra Caspero Lenz‘s new cookbook “Fresh Italian Cooking for the New Generation.” After all, it’s a book about pasta! We asked Lenz what’s new about the recipes her book provides.

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Say Hello to Tasty Options for Fresh Meatless Meals

November 21st, 2016

Meatless Monday is collaborating with HelloFresh, a service that delivers farm-to-table ingredients for a complete meal, including the recipe, right to your door. HelloFresh offers an abundance of fresh seasonal produce, hearty grains and vegetarian friendly proteins, so it’s easy to make delicious Meatless Monday meals each week

9 Meatless Thanksgiving Sides

November 21st, 2016

Give Thanks with these Seasonal Side Dishes

There is so much more to a Thanksgiving meal than just the turkey. Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather, catch up and, of course, share the foods they love. We’ve hand-picked the best meatless sides for your Thanksgiving dinner, courtesy of our Official Meatless Monday

9 Meatless Monday Slow Cooker Recipes

November 14th, 2016

Savor the Flavors of These Slow Cooker Recipes

Frustrated with the time it takes you to prepare meals? Simmer down, because slow cookers will have you rethink the way you’ve been cooking all this time. Many of the recipes featured in this list are hearty stews and chilis, perfect for curling up on a cold

Bring Home the Winning Recipes from the Matthew Kenney Culinary Meatless Monday Challenge

November 7th, 2016

Recently, Meatless Monday President Peggy Neu was a guest presenter at a Matthew Kenney Culinary Food Future educational course held in Manhattan. The class concluded with 18 student chefs participating in a Meatless Monday Quick-Fire Challenge, where they had to reinterpret traditional dishes by turning them into plant-based raw recipes

Meatless Monday Challenges the Gotham Burger Social Club to Go Meatless this November

October 31st, 2016

The Gotham Burger Social Club loves its meat. And its bacon. Its members are world famous for visiting countless restaurants everywhere in search of the very best hamburgers.

The club was formed in the fall of 2013 by fifteen long-time friends. They began posting their reviews online accompanied by savory photos and mouthwatering

Don’t Be Afraid of Fruits and Veggies – 7 Plant-Based Costumes for a Meatless Monday Halloween

October 31st, 2016

The wild things come out at night – pumpkins, bananas, peas, carrots and more. To celebrate Halloween we rounded up some of our favorite plant-based costumes for kids, adults, and pets. The tastiest creatures to haunt your Meatless Monday plate. Start “goblin” them up.



1. Little Pumpkin