May 13, 2013
- Medical Journal: Docs Should Push Plant-Based Diets [Kaiser Permanente Journal]
- City of Vancouver Officially Endorses Meatless Monday [The Vancouver Courier]
- 5 Foods forFast Weight Loss [Forbes]
- Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center [Johns Hopkins]
- Vegetarian Diet Slashes Heart Disease Risk, Says Study [Nurse.com]
- Eating Greens May Make You More Optimistic [The Daily Mail]
- Western Diet May Cause Brain Impairment [Food Navigator]
- The Healthiest Cooking Methods Explained [TIME]
- USDA Proposes New Standards for School Snacks [The Washington Post]
- Taking the Stairs May Have Same Health Benefits as the Gym
Meatless Monday Morsels
Chef & Restaurant NewsFather-daughter duo, Tony and Marisa May launch Meatless Monday specials at NYC’s contemporary Italian fine dining destination SD26. Chef Matteo Bergamini serves up the best of spring’s bounty in meatless dishes like Spaghetti alla Chitarra and Vignarola.
Chow down the veggie curries at The Dhaba in Tempe, Arizona every Monday. From Vegetable Biryani to Mushroom Korma, there are tons of meatless Indian delicacies to explore each week.
Spenard Roadhouse in Anchorage, Alaska celebrates its third year in the Meatless Monday movement. Every Monday patrons have been dining on specials highlighting the best seasonal veggies The City of Lights has to offer.
PM Steamers introduces its Lake Michigan clientele to the Meatless Monday movement with weekly specials highlighting the best seasonal veggies on pizzas, pastas and in salads. As a bonus for starting the week without meat, PM Steamers shares the recipes of the Meatless Monday specials so customers can recreate the delicious, healthy meals in their own kitchens.
Read Up Monday
Producer, eco-activist and Meatless Monday supporter Laurie David takes on family ties with The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time. Her latest endeavor includes family-tested recipes along with inspiration, conversation starters and frank advice from over 50 experts and celebrities.
The Flexitarian Cookbook is more than a pile of recipes. Most of the dishes in the collection do double duty, working just as well with or without meat. Not only is The Flexitarian Cookbook a wonderful way to add some dishes to your Meatless Monday repertoire, it’s also a simple way to help a good cause.
Acclaimed author and food activist Michael Pollan invited us to simplify our diet when he coined the phrase “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants”. In his newest book, Food Rules, Pollan turns this advice into 64 bite-sized tips that encourage us to embrace traditional attitudes towards diet and dining.
In Cooking With Wholefoods, award winning author Nicola Graimes shows readers how to savor the flavors and health benefits of unrefined produce, seeds, beans and grains. Create your own whole food dishes this Monday and boost the nutritional value of your family meals!
“Saving lives millions at a time” is the slogan the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University adopted during Dr. Al Sommer’s years as Dean there. Now, his new thought-provoking book says we can also save billions of dollars through preventive medicine.
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat is a simple eating guide for those who love food! Dr. Michelle May takes an honest look at the relationship between eating and mindset. She offers straightforward answers to start your week with a positive mindset.
We couldn’t prescribe a more enjoyable, laugh-inducing de-stressing read for you. Here’s a warm, name-dropping, inside-the-practice memoir from “America’s Doctor” and our FOX News Healthy Monday Tipper, Dr. Rosenfeld.
As Sid Lerner, Chairman of The Monday Campaigns, says, "if you think chili needs meat, you don’t know beans! Meatless chili comes in a variety of flavors and is a great source of protein. The Vegetarian Chili Cookbook by Robin Robertson offers 80 unique, hearty recipes that are both nutritious and satisfying.
Despite his love of steak, renowned chef Tal Ronnen switched to a plant-based diet. But he quickly realized he craved the meat-like consistencies he enjoyed as a carnivore. Ronnen uses this tension as the inspiration for his new cookbook, The Conscious Cook
Dawn Jackson Blanter’s book, The Flexitarian Diet, encourages healthier, meatless meals without asking us to sacrifice our favorite foods.
New York Times best-selling author Kathy Freston has a new book, The Quantum Wellness Cleanse, outlining her 21-day cleansing routine. But it’s her earlier work, Quantum Wellness, that gets to the heart of why we should all go meatless on Monday.