Meatless Monday Articles

Sneaky Ways to Get Your Mom to Go Meatless

May 2nd, 2016

So, you’ve changed your diet from what you grew up with. Less meat, more veggies. But going home for the holidays, like Mother’s Day, can be a real stress-out when it comes to dining with your meat-and-potatoes family. Maybe your mom is still making those meat-heavy dishes you used to love as a child every

Sara Moulton on Home Cooking, Family Meals and Getting Your Vegetables

May 2nd, 2016

Interview by Diana K. Rice Registered Dietitian, The Monday Campaigns

Author, TV star and all-around weeknight meal whiz Sara Moulton‘s newest book is Home Cooking 101 (Oxmoor House). Since many of the themes and recipes in the book tie in with the Meatless Monday and Kids Cook Monday

Fight Deforestation With Your Fork

April 25th, 2016

In celebration of Earth Month, each Monday in April we’re highlighting an environmental benefit of cutting out meat, one day a week. This week focuses on our rainforests.

Can going meatless once a week change the course of our rainforests?

Let’s look at what, why, and how. Today, the raising of livestock uses

The Super Power in Meatless Mondays

April 18th, 2016

In celebration of Earth Month, each Monday in April we’re highlighting an environmental benefit of cutting out meat, one day a week. This week we focus on saving energy.

 

On this Earth Day, April 22, two superpowers – China and the United States – will be the first to sign the historic Paris

Celebrate Earth Day with Our Free Recipe Cards

April 18th, 2016

Every year, Earth Day is a time to think about the new habits we can introduce that will benefit our planet. It’s also a perfect opportunity to share earth-friendly tips and resources with our communities. To help spread the message about how going meatless once a week can conserve water and

Spring for a Cleaner Planet — Every Meatless Monday

April 11th, 2016

In celebration of Earth Month, each Monday in April we’re highlighting an environmental benefit of cutting out meat, one day a week. This week we focus on greenhouse gas emissions.

 

Did you know you could change your carbon imprint just by going meatless one day a week?

It’s true. A 2013 study by

Meatless Meat to the Front of the Line!

April 11th, 2016

If you’ve been wondering if your seitan burger or veggie bacon really helps the environment, here’s proof.

A recent study just proved that – yes! –  the production of vegetarian meat alternatives generates about 10 times less greenhouse emissions than comparable beef-based products.

Researchers from Andrews University tracked CO2 emissions from the whole life

Less Meat, More Water — Earth Day Math

April 4th, 2016

April 22 is Earth Day – a worldwide celebration for the planet and a time to reflect on how we can support sustainability – individually and collectively. Want to help the Earth survive? You could choose between … not gulping down that quarter pounder one day a week OR not showering for

15 Seasonal Springtime Recipes for Meatless Monday

March 28th, 2016

Spring is finally in the air, and that means only one thing to plant-lovers who’ve braved a long winter: it’s time for seasonal produce! To celebrate the season and get you in the mood to cook up your local bounty this Meatless Monday, we’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite springtime recipes from our bloggers

Voices from Public Health: Meatless Monday

March 21st, 2016

In this new video, Robert Lawrence, MD, Founding Director, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discusses how a simple dietary change can make a lasting impact on individual health and the health of the planet.

5 New Plant-Based Foods from Expo West!

March 21st, 2016

Gardein’s executive chef Jason Stefanko gives us the inside scoop from Expo West, the nation’s largest natural products tradeshow.

After a busy 3 days of setup and showing off gardein I found some time to walk the show floor and check out the newest in everything plant based.  Here were my 5 most memorable

What Chefs Are Saying About Plant Based Menu Trends

March 14th, 2016

Recently Meatless Monday sat down with top chefs and industry leaders to discuss plant based menu trends at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York. The good news: veggie focused menus and plant based menu options are not a passing fad, but are here to stay! So you’ll be sure to see more