Meatless Monday Articles

Luxembourg Launches Meat Free Monday

June 1st, 2015

What country eats more meat per capita than any other in the world? If you guessed the U.S. you were close, but the burger-loving United States actually finished second to…Luxembourg!  That’s right, Luxembourg.  The only Grand Duchy in the world.  Small in size but big in terms of meat consumption, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture

Dig Inn is Changing the Way People Eat

June 1st, 2015

Dig Inn is a thriving chain of fast-casual restaurants that’s making healthy food accessible like never before. As part of their ‘Spring Into Summer’ promotion, Dig Inn is collaborating with Meatless Monday. “It’s less about a marketing tactic to get people in the door on Monday,” said founder Adam Eskin. “It’s more, we’re

Enjoy the Thrill of the Grill — and a Meatless Memorial Day.

May 25th, 2015


It’s hard to enjoy summer without grilling – but it’s easy to enjoy grilling without meat.  In fact, going with veggies on the barbi, or grilling up veggie burgers, will let you enjoy all that delicious smoky flavor you you love without sabotaging your swimsuit diet.

Then there are the health benefits of

15 Mouthwatering Meatless Monday Burgers

May 25th, 2015

Ready to get cooking this Memorial Day? Why not explore the endless array of flavors that veggie burgers can bring? From wasabi spiced adzuki bean burgers to chickpea patties with pineapple sauce, the options are endless and we’re sure you’ll find something here to please a crowd. Keep in mind that veggie burgers require a bit

Top Indian Chef Debuts Meatless Monday Menu

May 18th, 2015

Chef Hermant Mathur is well known in New York for guiding high-end Indian restaurants to rave reviews and Michelin stars. GQ magazine recently referred to him as one of the tip five Indian chefs in America.

Now he’s taken on a new challenge: opening a series of mostly casual Indian restaurants that each focus

10 Indian Recipes for Meatless Monday

May 18th, 2015

Indian cuisine is rich with vegetarian offerings, making Indian recipes a perfect option for Meatless Monday. This Monday, why not explore one of these 10 recipes from our bloggers and friends? Many of these recipes call for specialty ingredients, such as garam masala, curry leaves, ghee and chilis, so planning a vegetarian Indian meal

School Surrounded by Cattle Ranch Tries Meatless Monday

May 11th, 2015

The historic Orme School is an international prep school set on 300 acres in rural Arizona and surrounded by a 32,000 acre cattle ranch. According to Patti Marrs, Director of Food Services, “we literally meet our meat on the road.” The school began Meatless Mondays this past January.

In many ways, joining Meatless Monday fits

Join us for a Twitter Chat about Vegetarian Flavors

May 7th, 2015

New to vegetarian cooking or simply want to pick up some kitchen tricks for Meatless Monday?

Join us on Monday, May 11th at 8pm ET for a Twitter chat with Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, author and photographer of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible!

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is NOT your average

Delicious Ways to Go Mexican and Meatless

May 4th, 2015

It’s true, Cinco de Mayo does not fall on a Monday this year. But if your May 4th Meatless Monday leaves you so inspired that you want to continue it into Tuesday, we have several delicious suggestions for meatless Mexican dishes.  

Cinco de Mayo is also known as the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla.

Authentic Mexican Food Can Be Healthy, Certifies SPE

May 4th, 2015

A frozen margarita is not a Mexican drink.  And if you think Mexicans love to shove slices of lime into their beer, think again. Likewise, when it comes to Mexican food, our popular American conceptions bear little resemblance to the actual Mexican diet.  That was certainly the conclusion of Dos Caminos Chef Ivy Stark

Healthy Food Meets Fast Food

April 27th, 2015

You often hear that people would eat healthier if it was cheaper and easier – if healthy food was as accessible as fast food. Two years ago, author and columnist for the NY Times, Mark Bittman, wrote an article titled, “Yes, Healthful Fast Food is Possible. But Edible?” He profiled several budding restaurant chains who

‘Lusty Vegan’ Chef Gets Cooking on Access Hollywood

April 27th, 2015

As part of Earth Week, Access Hollywood Live co-hosts Kit Hoover and Billy Bush invited Chef Ayinde Howell, founder and publisher of the award-winning to show how he creates delicious meatless versions of traditional meals for Meatless Monday.

Chef Ayinde began by cooking up a traditional meatloaf using tofu, with lentils added for texture, and

Entertainment that Educates: The Meatrix, Relaunched.

April 20th, 2015

Over a decade ago, The Meatrix, an animated parody of The Matrix movie, spread like fire over the internet, entertaining and educating millions regarding, ‘the lie we tell ourselves about where our food comes from.’

The latest in the series, The Meatrix Relaunched premiered at TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”,

Join Meatless Monday in Celebrating Earth Day 2015

April 20th, 2015

April 22nd is Earth Day, and if you’re wondering what you can do to show your love for our planet, joining the global Meatless Monday movement is a great place to start. The more we find out about the strain meat production is putting on the environment, the more significant skipping meat once a

Controversy Over Dietary Guidelines Continues

April 13th, 2015

Michele Simon, President of Eat Drink and author of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back, stopped by our office this week. She’s working with My Plate, My Planet, and other groups supporting the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, that