Meatless Monday Articles

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.

Yes, You Can Go
Meatless and Have
Your Protein, Too

April 7th, 2014

Everyone who participates in Meatless Monday–those of us who are adding more plant-based meals into our diet–eventually face the same question: how do you get your protein?

The answer is right in your kitchen.

To be sure, eating completely vegetarian one day a week is hardly cause for concern when it comes to protein.

Meatless Monday Peru
Hosts First Major Event;
Hundreds Participate in
Picnic Sin Carne

April 7th, 2014


Meatless Monday Peru–Lunes Sin Carne Peruheld their first major event last month in honor of Meatout Day.

Meatout Day is an annual holiday observed internationally on March 20th, the first day of spring, and seeks to promote the benefits of a plant-based diet while exposing the public to the vast selection of

APHA Recommends
Meatless Monday for
Nat’l Public Health Week

March 31st, 2014

Everyone has heard of “Bring your Child to Work Day.” For Meatless Monday advocates, April 7th could be called “Bring Your Veggies to Work Day.” Next Monday marks the start of National Public Health Week, an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA). This year, the APHA has recommended holding community-wide Meatless Monday

Green Monday Gains
Foothold in Hong Kong

March 31st, 2014

Over the past few decades, Hong Kong has emerged as a leading center of culture, finance and trade. But the city’s rapid growth has brought all the familiar problems of modernization: its per capita carbon footprint is the planet’s second highest, and it consumes beef at an astonishing rate. David Yeung, a cofounder of

These Five Recipes
Are Madness Tested,
Meatless Approved

March 24th, 2014

Schedules are cleared, brackets unveiled and Buffett offers a billion: March Madness is upon us. Whether or not you find yourself personally invested in this year’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship, you likely know someone who is. And that means a minimum of screen time, of ambient shouting, of complementary colors and chaotic sports bars.

MM in the Hamptons:
Nick & Toni’s
Joins the Movement

March 24th, 2014

A new celebrity has been spotted at Nick & Toni’s. A friend to some of the world’s most famous personalities, and loved by millions everywhere, Meatless Monday has arrived: every Monday at Nick & Toni’s, the East Hampton landmark, Meatless Monday vegetarian dishes will be featured on the menu.

It makes sense. In a

St. Patrick’s Day
Shines a Light
on Irish Cuisine

March 17th, 2014

For many Americans, St. Patrick’s Day conjures up images of tartaned ties, green confetti, and mass parades—not to mention corned beef and cabbage and a pint Guinness. Although such pub fare still dominates our perception of eating Irish, like all cuisines, Irish food enjoys a rich history and has evolved conspicuously even within the past few

Prevention Publishes
The 7 New Food Rules;
MM Makes the List

March 17th, 2014

When it comes to culinary guidelines, Americans have learned to keep up their guard. After decades of shifting trends, fluctuating fads and fashionable diets, it has become hard to distinguish sound advice from popular opinion. But right now, all across America, there is something bigger than a diet or a trend going on; there

Celebrate National
Nutrition Month by
Cooking With Kids

March 10th, 2014

March is National Nutrition Month, a good time to take a look at your overall nutritional habits that can carry you through the rest of the year. Here at Meatless Monday, we’re marking the occasion by focusing on one group in particular: kids. Getting kids interested in eating nutritious food, teaching families about the

Meatless Monday
Takes Manhattan

March 10th, 2014

Meatless Monday enjoyed a whirlwind tour of NYC’s culinary scene last week, cropping up at events all over the city.

On March 2-4, New York City hosted International Restaurant and Foodservice Show, an annual convention that draws over 16,000 industry professionals. In the category of “Hot Trends,” Meatless Monday took center stage for a