Who's Going Meatless?

If you’ve taken the Meatless Monday pledge to eat vegetarian or go meat free once a week, you’re in good company. Here are some of the folks who share your commitment to better health and a healthier planet. If you’re advancing the Meatless Monday movement, let us know.

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Al Gore

Climate change guru Al Gore made this statement before the EU Parliament: “Meatless Mondays is a responsible and welcome component to a strategy for reducing global warming pollution and simultaneously improving human health.”

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    Amy Smart

    A star of both film and television, Amy Smart enjoys Meatless Monday meals with her husband, Carter Oosterhouse.

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      Ask Umbra

      The eco-advice column Ask Umbra encourages readers to take the Meatless Monday pledge, offering additional expertise from author Kim O’Donnel.

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        Bethenny Frankel

        TV personality Bethenny Frankel shares weekly Meatless Monday inspiration and recipes on her Twitter.

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          Bob Harper

          As a fitness trainer for The Biggest Loser, Harper got lots of attention when he told his followers to challenge themselves to a Meatless Monday via Twitter.

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            Carol Carson

            AARP’s Fat to Fit Community Challenge
            AARP’s virtual weight loss community
            hosted by popular author Carole Carson goes meatless every Monday.

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              Chef Andy Bacigalupo

              At a recent White House summit on school food, Chef Bacigalupo suggested Meatless Monday as a way to bring nutrition education to our nation’s classrooms.

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                Chef Asata

                Atlanta-based chef, journalist and food activist Chef Asata will be creating weekly Meatless Monday recipes for the health section of BET.com.

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                  Chef Gavan Murphy

                  This Irish chef living in Los Angeles brings healthy meals your way every Monday.

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                    Chef Tina Jo

                    Award winning raw Chef Tina Jo celebrates MM with information on FMG TV and Real Life Raw Radio.

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                      Chris Freytag

                      NBC Kare 11′s Monday Motivator shows  fans how to start the week with meatless meals.

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                        Christina Pirello

                        The host of Emmy Award-winning Christina Cooks! explains why Meatless Monday is such a vital message for today’s youth.

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                          Eco Chef Bryan Au

                          Award winning chef and cookbook author Bryan Au fully promotes and enjoys Meatless Monday – his favorite day of the week!

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                            Jason Weiner

                            Executive Chef Jason Weiner features prix fixe Meatless Monday menus each week at Almond NYC and Almond Bridgehampton. “It’s expanding our clientele, challenging our cooks, and supporting our local growers. Put simply—Meatless Mondays is win, win, win.”

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                              Jeff Gimmel

                              Since 2010, James Beard nominee Chef Jeff Gimmel has cooked up a new, four-course Meatless Monday menu each week at Swoon Kitchenbar in Hudson, NY.

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                                John Fraser

                                John Fraser, Michelin award-winning chef and owner of Dovetail NYC, features a vegetarian and vegetable-focused, four-course prix fixe menu every Monday.

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                                  Rob Dalzell

                                  Executive Chef Rob Dalzell of The Ranch at Live Oak, Malibu, CA, advocates for limiting meat consumption and provides recipes and tips to make the transition delicious.

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                                    Ming Tsai

                                    Ming Tsai, Chef, Author and Owner of Blue Ginger in Boston reminds Wine Enthusiast readers that they don’t have to sacrifice flavor in order to go Meatless Monday.

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                                      Stefanie Sacks

                                      Culinary Nutritionist, Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN, spreads the word about Meatless Monday to listeners of her Stirring The Pot radio show on Hamptons NPR.

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                                        Curtis Stone

                                        The host of Top Chef Masters, Curtis Stone shared a delicious vegetable fried rice recipe with his Facebook fans for Meatless Monday.

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                                          Tamera Mowry

                                          Reality show star Tamera Mowry tells the Style Network that she is getting back in shape after the birth of her son with the help of healthy Meatless Monday meals from Paleta.

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                                            Sir Richard Branson

                                            Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson joined the movement with the launch of Meat Free Monday in Australia.

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                                              Bethenny Frankel

                                              TV personality Bethenny Frankel shares weekly Meatless Monday inspiration and recipes on her Twitter.

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                                                Sharon Palmer, R.D.

                                                Registered Dietician Sharon Palmer highlights the benefits of Meatless Monday in her book, The Plant Powered Diet.