Meatless Monday Articles

Walnut Burger Announces the Winners of the #Go Nuts for Meatless Monday Recipe Contest

March 16th, 2015


Comprised of California walnuts, Wisconsin cheese, and some select secret ingredients, the Walnut Burger is beloved by vegetarians and meat eaters alike. But as the Jenkins’ family, who created the Walnut Burger, will tell you, it may come as a burger but it can quickly be transformed into a veggie ball, a pizza

C-CAP Celebrates 25 Years of Transforming Lives

March 9th, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3, Careers Through Culinary Arts Program held their annual benefit, this year honoring business leader & philanthropist Dick Parsons and chef/restaurateur Alexander Smalls. For those of you who couldn’t afford the $1000 ticket or don’t live near New York, here’s a brief summary of the event: Delicious. Inspiring.

It’s National Meatball Day. Have a Ball!

March 9th, 2015

March 9th, 2015 is National Meatball Day. It’s also National Get-Over-It Day and National Napping Day (welcome back Daylight Savings Time) but the one worth celebrating is definitely Meatball Day. And to commemorate this important holiday, all of The Meatball Shop locations in New York City will be kicking off a new partnership with Meatless Monday.

Meatless Monday to be Featured at Int’l Restaurant & Food Show

March 2nd, 2015


Meatless Monday is partnering with Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI), the leader in health-supportive culinary education, for a special presentation during the International Restaurant & Food Service Show of New York. The show will run March 8 through March 10, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. It’s the only

Dietary Advisory Committee Releases Controversial Report

March 2nd, 2015

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) submitted their report last week. While normally these reports don’t attract much attention, this one most definitely did. Not only did the Committee consider personal and public health when reviewing the dietary patterns of Americans, they also considered the health of the planet. Their recommendations mirror

Meatless Monday Class at Eataly a Delicious Experience

February 23rd, 2015

Eataly is not just an incredible emporium filled with exquisite food and wine from Italy. It’s not just a collection of wonderful restaurants, bakeries, coffee bars and gelato stands. It’s also a school. And this past Monday we got a delicious lesson in Italian cuisine, Meatless Monday style, from Chef Nicoletta Grippo.

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year on Meatless Monday

February 23rd, 2015

The festival marking the start of the Chinese new year began on Thursday, February 19th with families reuniting, fireworks exploding, and decorations everywhere. Special dishes are eaten on New Year’s Eve and throughout the sixteen day festival, with certain foods believed to bring good luck for the coming year. Not only do the dishes themselves

Celebrate a Meatless Mardi Gras this Monday!

February 16th, 2015

Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday.”  It marks the last night of eating richer, fatty foods, the ‘last hurrah’ before the fasting and discipline that starts on Ash Wednesday and continues for the forty days of Lent. Louisiana is the only state that has declared Mardi Gras a legal holiday, but elaborate

Key Influencers Use Monday to Keep 2015 Healthy

February 16th, 2015

Happy February! How’s that New Year’s resolution going? If you’re anything like the average consumer, it might not be going as well as you hoped. Thirty-five percent of all New Year’s resolvers don’t make it through the end of January. And for those with fitness-related resolutions, the second week of February (right now, in

Women ‘Go Red’ during Heart Health Month

February 9th, 2015

This past Friday was ‘Go Red Day’ when women across America wore red to raise awareness about women’s heart health. But why settle for one day a year?  The Healthy Monday initiative is urging Americans to sport something red every Monday and keep heart health top of mind.  

“If more women wear

Meatless Monday is in the House!

February 9th, 2015

Meatless Monday has made it to the House of Representatives, thanks to Tony Cárdenas, Congressional Representative from California’s 29th District,  Congressman Cárdenas recently sent a ‘Dear Colleague’ letter to his fellow Representatives in the 114th Congress that was all about Meatless Monday; its history, its benefits, and the reasons why last

You’re never too young to lower your cholesterol

February 2nd, 2015

To all those under 40 who go meatless on Mondays – a new study on cholesterol is reinforcing just how smart you are.

Conventional wisdom used to say – don’t worry about cholesterol until you’re at least 40; then, if you’re cholesterol levels are high you can think about cutting back on the cheeseburgers, fried

Super Bowl Sunday. Salad Bowl Monday.

February 2nd, 2015

The Monday after the Super Bowl should be a national holiday.  At least that was the opinion of some folks at Fantasy Football, who petitioned the White House two years ago to make it a holiday.  Their reasons: it would promote camaraderie among the American people, honor the most popular event in our culture,

Chipotle Celebrates Meatless Monday with Sofritas Monday

January 26th, 2015

To get the word out about their new organic tofu Sofritas, Chipotle is offering a tasty deal, nationwide.  If you order their Sofritas today, January 26th, and save your receipt, you can return anytime between January 27th and February 28th, 2015, for a FREE burrito, order of tacos, salad or bowl of your choice.

New Yorkers Rally to Support Meatless Monday Resolution

January 26th, 2015

Despite freezing temperatures, a crowd of public health, environmental, and animal rights advocates rallied on the steps of New York’s City Hall this past Thursday to support the Meatless Monday Resolution being introduced by Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Corey Johnson, chair of the Health Committee.  The resolution would bring awareness to efforts already