Meatless Monday Articles

Rice is Nice, for so Many Reasons

April 8th, 2019

We all love rice, and there are good reasons why! This naturally gluten-free grain is inexpensive, wildly versatile and can contribute to a nutrient-rich, meatless meal

5 April Fools’ Recipes that Will Make Them Think They’re Eating the Real Thing

April 1st, 2019

Bacon, wings and meatballs are all on the menu this Meatless Monday, but the recipes all have one very important thing in common: they’re meatless, of course! In honor of April Fools’ Day, consider cooking up a dish that poses as meat. It’s up to you whether you’ll let your diners know they’re eating meatless

Celebrate Spring with Delicious Plant-Based Recipes Using Seasonal Veggies

March 25th, 2019

Spring has officially sprung, so it’s time to explore the local farmers’ markets and forage the grocery aisles for fresh seasonal vegetables. We’ve gathered delicious plant-based recipes from our Meatless Monday bloggers and influencers featuring spring produce such as asparagus, spinach, sweet peas and broccoli

Inspired by New York City Schools Going Meatless Monday? Here’s How Your School Can Join the Movement

March 18th, 2019

New York City schools, the largest public school system in the world, will launch Meatless Monday for all 1.1 million students beginning this fall. Students will have access to an all-vegetarian breakfast and lunch every Monday

Doctor/Chef Robert Graham Discusses a Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyle at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show

March 17th, 2019

Doctor/Chef Robert Graham recently held a session at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show on, “FRESH Food Tips for a Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyle, One Meal at a Time.” He is the co-founder of FRESH Medicine, whose mission is to improve health by addressing the five pillars of well-being: Food, Relaxation, Exercise, Sleep and Happiness

NYC Expands Meatless Monday to All Schools — Reaching 1.1 Million Students Every Week

March 11th, 2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced that Meatless Monday will be expanded to all New York City public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 school year

Meet Chef Heidi Tompkins, Winner of the Meatless Monday Rapid Fire Challenge

March 11th, 2019

On Monday, March 4, three finalists competed to be crowned the New York Restaurant Show Meatless Monday Rapid Fire Champion. Finalists were chosen from a pool of chefs who submitted original meatless recipes and videos. For the first time since Rapid Fire challenged chefs in 2016, three female chefs went head-to-head to prove that they had the best Meatless Monday dish

It’s National Kidney Month, Show Your Kidneys Some Love

March 10th, 2019

March is National Kidney Month and we’ve partnered with the National Kidney Foundation to urge all Americans to give their kidneys a second thought and a well-deserved checkup. World Kidney Day is on March 14 and the perfect time to give your hardworking kidneys some love

Make it a Meatless Monday Mardi Gras Celebration with Green Gumbo

March 4th, 2019

By Joy Lehman

Every year, people around the world celebrate Mardi Gras and Carnival, a festival of parades, music and eating decadent foods leading up to Lent. Millions of people observe Lent by fasting or foregoing treats and meats for 40 days. Fun fact, the term “carnival” is from carnelevare, or

7 Meatless Monday Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm Until Spring

February 25th, 2019

Spring is still a month away so there’s plenty of time to enjoy hearty and delicious winter soups that help make this season delicious. To help you celebrate the last few weeks of winter, we’ve gathered some of our favorite winter soup recipes that include seasonal vegetables, such as root vegetables, squash and parsnips. Enjoy these tasty plant-based recipes from our Meatless Monday recipe gallery as we count down the days until spring arrives

Join Meatless Monday at the Healthy Food Expo New York

February 24th, 2019

Meatless Monday will be at Healthy Food Expo in NYC, March 3-5, and we’d love to see you there!

Visit us at Exhibit Booth 638 in the Healthy Food Expo Area

California State Capitol Goes Meatless Monday — Q&A with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

February 18th, 2019

To celebrate President’s Day, Meatless Monday is thrilled to share a recent interview with Speaker Anthony Rendon, who represents the 63rd Assembly District in the California State Assembly

Show Your Heart Some Love for Valentine’s Day

February 11th, 2019

This week is Valentine’s Day, a good time to express your love for your heart and all it does for you. Celebrate by cooking up a heart-friendly meal for Meatless Monday.

Ring in the Chinese New Year with these 7 Meatless Recipes

February 4th, 2019

Happy Year of the Pig to everyone who celebrates the Chinese New Year around the world. We invite you to include Meatless Monday dishes in your celebratory feast and wish you good fortune and great prosperity for the coming year

Healthier You Series: All-Star Nutritionist Bonnie Taub-Dix Sheds Light on Good Heart Health Practices You Can Use

January 28th, 2019

Start smart eating habits on Mondays for a happier and healthier you! February is just around the corner and it’s American Heart Month. Take a moment on Monday to focus on behaviors that may help you live a longer and healthier life