Meatless Monday Interviews

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

Talking Ugly Fruits and Vegetables with Food Waste Hero Jordan Figueiredo

August 10th, 2015

In the US, roughly 40% of our food supply is wasted – and a lot of it is perfectly ripe and healthy produce. The problem? It’s ugly. The same imperfect fruits and vegetables you might see at the farmer’s market just don’t make it to the grocery store. We caught up with Jordan Figueiredo to

Meatless Monday Interview: Mollie Katzen

February 13th, 2014

Mollie Katzen continues to inspire. Her new book, The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation, is a highly personal, beautifully illustrated continuation of a journey she has been sharing with her readers since the Moosewood Cookbook was released 35 years ago. It’s less a cookbook than a conversation; each chapter features

New Book Moves Veggies to the Center of the Plate

February 13th, 2014

Nutritional muse Lora Krulak introduces exciting flavors that even hard-core carnivores will find hard to resist

Start Small: Go Meatless!

May 23rd, 2011

We interviewed blogger and soon-to-be cookbook author Cara Eisenpress about her website Big Girls Small Kitchen and what inspires her to make Mondays meatless