Meatless Monday Interviews

Mark Bittman Wants to Help You Cook Everything (Without Meat)

November 6th, 2017

Mark Bittman’s original How to Cook Everything Vegetarian was such a hit the first time around that the award-winning food writer decided it was time for an update. On November 7, Bittman will release a new edition which includes new recipes and information about the benefits of reducing meat consumption. We spoke with Bittman about

Meatless Monday Interviews Michelle Cardulla

September 4th, 2017

As a citizen of Rochester, artist and educator Michelle Cardulla is an active part of the Meatless Monday cause in Upstate New York. She provides cooking classes and outings for kids as well as recipes for them to take home to their parents, sometimes teaming up with Super Bowl champ Roland

Morrison Healthcare at Mayo Clinic Phoenix Brings Meatless Monday to Their Cafeteria

August 28th, 2017

This week, Meatless Monday is putting the spotlight on a new addition to the meat-free campaign. Morrison Healthcare at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona recently implemented Meatless Monday in their three cafeterias, serving vegetarian meals once a week to staff and visitors of the top hospital in the state. The campaign was well-received by everyone who took part and its successful launch may bring Meatless Monday to other Mayo Clinics in Rochester, Minnesota and Jacksonville, Florida.

We spoke to Eric Schiellerd, Executive Chef at Morrison Healthcare, to see how Meatless Monday is going and what he has planned

Special of the Day: Chef Anita Jaisinghani

February 20th, 2017

Houston to NYC – Pondicheri restaurants celebrate the fresh vibrancy of Indian cuisine

Anita Jaisinghani works long days. Her restaurants serve Indian-themed casual fare for breakfast and lunch, then transform to more upscale dining at night. She opened her first restaurant in Houston in 2001 – which just celebrated five years

Men’s Health Month Hero: Joe Bastianich, Restaurateur, TV Personality, Author

June 27th, 2016

Surrounded by rich Italian food all his life, Joe Bastianich experienced a wakeup call a decade ago that inspired him to change his ideas about eating meat and create a healthy new lifestyle for himself. [Photo Credit: DSG Fotografi

Banza Co-Founders on Creating a Chickpea-Powered Pasta

May 16th, 2016

We here at Meatless Monday love chickpeas. And what’s not to love?  A great source of protein and high in fiber, magnesium and folate, these naturally gluten-free legumes are loved across the globe for their nut-like taste and buttery texture. In its newest rendition, the versatile chickpea is used to make pasta, and we sat down with

A Plant-Powered Interview with Registered Dietitian Sharon Palmer

February 29th, 2016

Recently Meatless Monday caught up with Sharon Palmer, the registered dietitian behind the Plant-Powered Blog and the books The Plant-Powered Diet and Plant-Powered for Life. Through her writing and her public speaking, Palmer is helping turn the modern American/Western Diet on its head with one not-that-radical change: put vegetables, instead of meat, at

Meatless Monday Interviews Chef Josh Bernstein

February 22nd, 2016

Recently Meatless Monday caught up with Chef Josh Bernstein, Executive Chef of The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, which has locations in Clifton and Ramsey, NJ, to talk about the ways he and his team have incorporated wonderful vegetarian and vegan options into the restaurant’s menu offerings, and the decision to get involved with the

HungryRoot Makes Meatless Cooking Quick, Easy, and Tasty

December 6th, 2015

Going Meatless on Mondays just got even easier. HungryRoot is making it quick and easy to get meatless, nutritious, and deliciously craveable meals on the table. How? By making vegetable pasta meals with quality ingredients in gourmet combinations – all available online, fresh-packed and ready to ship!

Chef Franklin Becker took time out of

“Hospital Food” Gets a Whole New Flavor with Chef Paul Garey of Memorial Sloan Kettering

October 19th, 2015

Recently we caught up with Executive Chef Paul Garey of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York City. MSK is one of the most prominent cancer care centers in the world, leading pioneering efforts in early detection and treatment. MSK has also been participating in Meatless Monday for the past two

An Interview with Chef Oz of Cueva Bar

October 12th, 2015

Chef Oz Blackaller has put Meatless Monday on the menu at Cueva Bar for a simple reason: members of the community were asking for it, and he loved designing dishes for it. “A woman from the San Diego Ladies Vegan Cooking Club loved [the vegetarian dishes], so she asked if I would collaborate

Cooking Meatless with Top Chefs: Bryce Shuman from Betony

October 5th, 2015

As part of the Cooking Meatless with Top Chefs video series here at Meatless Monday, we are excited to bring you interviews, advice, and tips from top chefs who love creating dishes that put delicious meatless foods at the center of the plate.

Chef Bryce Shuman opened Betony in 2013 and was named