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.

Michael Natkin

Serious Eats columnist Michael Natkin supports the Meatless Monday movement and offers hundreds of meatless recipes at Herbivoracious.com.

Michael Pollan

A long-time supporter of the Monday movement, Pollan noted on Oprah that the campaign is an excellent way to cut back meat for personal and planetary health.

Michael Symon

Celebrity chef Michael Symon is best known for his meat-laden dishes, but the versatile, health-conscious cook is showing his lighter side by starting the week with Meatless Monday meals.

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.

Mitzi Dulan

Author, nutrition expert and popular media personality, Mitzi Dulan, tells us why she supports going meatless on Monday.

Nicolette Hahn Niman

It may seem surprising that a rancher would advocate going meatless, but Nicolette explains that less meat means better meat in the long run.

Olivia Wilde

Star of the new Tron movie and FOX’s hit series House, actress Olivia Wilde advises us all to try a Meatless Monday, noting that “its healthier for you, healthier for the planet”.


Media mogul Oprah Winfrey announced that Harpo studios will now offer Meatless Monday meal options and encouraged her audience to give the campaign a try.

Padma Lakshmi

Cookbook author, actress, model and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi told Hollyscoop that she has embraced Meatless Monday as part of her personal effort to eat clean, healthy foods.

Philippe Cousteau

Eco activist Philippe Cousteau goes MM and supports the movement with his online educational resources.

Polly Campbell

The long-time Cincinnati restaurant critic is now celebrating Meatless Monday each week with her readers.

Richard Greene

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Popular radio personality Richard Greene hosts a weekly Meatless Monday segment on Air America.

Ed Begley Jr.

Emmy nominated actor and environmental crusader Ed Begley Jr. thinks Meatless Monday is a healthy step in the right direction.

Leilani Munter

World famous racecar driver and self-proclaimed “carbon-free girl” Leilani Munter urges all 100 million NASCAR fans to go meatless on Monday.

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.

Marie Oser, host of VegTV

Best-selling author and host of VegTV, Marie Oser, talks up Meatless Monday on Yahoo Green.

Katie Lee

Cooking star Katie Lee champions Meatless Monday and offers a meatless recipe on her Twitter every Monday!

Michael Natkin

Serious Eats columnist Michael Natkin supports the Meatless Monday movement and offers hundreds of meatless recipes at Herbivoracious.com.

Simon Cowell

The man, and the myth, behind American Idol gives up meat one day a week.

Former Chef

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Restaurant biz expert Kristina shares her Meatless Monday meal ideas on FormerChef.com.

Yoko Ono

Yoko is followed by over 700,000 people on Twitter, and every Monday they get this message: “Give up meat one day and then two days maybe. It’s a very, very intelligent idea.”

Kate Moss

Modeling sensation and business mogul Kate Moss has joined fashion icon Stella McCartney in celebrating Meat Free Mondays.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth’s popular blog, GOOP, introduces her readers to a Meatless Monday with a little help from her friend, Sir Paul McCartney.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

The mayor of Los Angeles is going meatless on Monday for his personal health, and has announced, “I’m eating healthier and eating less, including meatless Mondays.”