Meatless Monday Articles

Boston Schools Join
Meatless Monday

November 3rd, 2014

Boston (Oct. 30, 2014) — Students at Boston Public Schools are finding more prominent placement of meatless dishes in their cafeterias on Mondays making Boston yet another city whose schools have embraced the Meatless Monday movement.

Deputy Director of the Boston Public Schools’ Department of Food and Nutrition Services, Deborah Ventricelli, said: “Offering students

New Study:
More Fruits & Veggies,
More Happiness

November 3rd, 2014

While you might have thought the Happy Meal was the surest route to bliss, it turns out not to be the case.

According to a recent study from the University of Queensland in Australia, eating more fruits and vegetables means you might just be happier.

The majority of studies examine happiness in socio-economic

Doc Takes Residents
to Cooking School for
Meatless Monday

October 27th, 2014

Dr. Robert Graham, Director of Integrative Health & Therapies at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, brought a fresh crop of medical residents to the Natural Gourmet Institute to teach them the fine art of  cooking healthy, delicious—and meatless—meals.

It’s a form of preventative medicine that can only be administered in the kitchen.

Eyes on Plant Protein
at Nutrition Conference

October 27th, 2014

Last week, thousands of registered dietitians convened in Atlanta for the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo held by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Meatless Monday’s resident RD Diana Rice was in attendance and reports that the topic of plant-based eating was trendier than ever.

The conference kicked off with an educational

Dr. Bob Lawrence
Announces His Plans
for the Future

October 20th, 2014


This month, Dr. Bob Lawrence, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) and an early champion of Meatless Monday, was honored at a symposium at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. He will be stepping down as CLF director after more than 18 years. As an emeritus faculty member, he will

It’s Food Day All Week

October 20th, 2014

Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food. This year it will kick off with Meatless Monday on October 20th. Food Day is officially Friday, October 24th, but people will be celebrating all week throughout the United States. The grassroots organization estimates there will be over 7,500

New Study Links
Red Meat with
Increased Mortality

October 13th, 2014

According to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, red meat consumption—largely due to processed meat—has been linked to an increased mortality risk. Eating a lot of red meat may shave as much as two years off your life.

The study, which followed nearly 75,000 Swedes—both male and female,

It’s Columbus Day
& Meatless Monday

October 13th, 2014

Christopher Columbus was looking for a better route for trading and procuring spices. In his attempt to find Asia, he instead found the Americas.

Though Columbus was probably not the first European explorer to reach the Americas, his voyages led to the first lasting European contact with the Americas, which—through a long strand of events

Earthbound Farm
& Meatless Monday
Cook Up Breakfast

October 6th, 2014


Earthbound Farm and Meatless Monday have released an e-cookbook The Home Cook Breakfast Book which features delicious breakfast recipes that can be eaten for any meal. This recipe collection hails from eight Meatless Monday bloggers and home cooks who incorporated fresh and frozen Earthbound Farm fruits and vegetables into their Meatless Monday creations.

In August,

Sarasota County
Schools Go
Meatless Monday

October 6th, 2014

As of today, Sarasota County Schools will implement Meatless Monday.This means 52 school cafeterias will forgo the meat and instead offer lunches like hummus and vegetable subs, veggie pasta bake and veggie taco salad.


So 42,000 Florida students will be afforded the opportunity to eat better and to learn about the health and

Climate Week NYC
Photo Show

September 29th, 2014

The With or Without
Meat Cookbook
By Jackie Newgent

September 29th, 2014

In the With or Without Meat Cookbook there are two sides to every recipe—veggies up for Meatless Monday, meat up for another day. But either way you flip it this cookbook is a healthy, whole food, flavor-forward collection compiled with the diabetic in mind. Though you need not be diabetic to enjoy what this collection

People’s Climate March
Meatless Monday

September 22nd, 2014

On Sunday, the efforts of over 1,000 organizations and 300,000 participants coalesced into what was the biggest US climate change demonstration to date, the People’s Climate March. Transforming the landscape into a sea of floats and banners, the crowd gathered to courier the message that action needs to be taken. Organizations such as Avaaz, the

Fed Up Takes On
the American Diet

September 22nd, 2014

The team behind Fed Up would like you to take part in the Fed Up Back-To-School Challenge and they’d also like to invite you to a party—a Fed Up viewing party on September 22 and afterward you can participate in a live q&a where the Fed Up team will field your questions via Facebook.

Climate Week NYC Embraces
Meatless Monday

September 15th, 2014

The United Nations Climate Summit will meet in New York on September 23 to discuss actionable plans to fight climate change, during Climate Week NYC.

Why is Meatless Monday involved? Because practicing MM is good for the environment. When you reduce your meat intake, you minimize water usage because the production of beef