Meatless Monday Articles

Sodexo Foodservice Launches Meatless Monday at Brandeis with University’s Sustainability Committee

May 7th, 2018

Sodexo, the leading global foodservice management company, and Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts, recently launched a successful Meatless Monday promotion. The Monday Campaigns provided free resources and collaborated with Emily Baksa, Sodexo’s Marketing Specialist and Beth Winthrop, National Dietitian for Sodexo Universities. They shared tips and insights on getting students excited about vegetarian and vegan meals on campus

SPOTLIGHT on Meatless Monday Ambassador Dr. Nyasha Spears

April 30th, 2018

Dr. Nyasha Spears, a family physician in Minnesota, is a vocal advocate of Meatless Monday for her patients. She understands the health and environmental benefits of reducing meat consumption. She became interested in the campaign after searching for methods people could use to help the environment on a daily basis

Chef Antoine Westermann of NYC’s Le Coq Rico Endorses Meatless Monday

April 23rd, 2018

His mother had 365 different ways of cooking vegetables. Now, Chef Antoine Westermann of Le Coq Rico, shares his family’s culinary wisdom with meatless diners. Opened in New York City in 2016, “Le Coq Rico” translates to “The Bistro of Beautiful Birds” and was created to be a celebration of poultry. His other passions include sustainability and the Slow Food Movement – both of which are closely aligned with Meatless Monday. Now, every Monday for lunch, Westermann features a meatless special on his menu as the Plats du Jour, or dish of the day

Tap into the Power of Plants with Meatless Monday’s Plant Protein Power!

April 23rd, 2018

One of the frequent questions posed by people choosing to eat meatless foods on Meatless Monday is “Will they get enough protein?” Indeed, it’s possible to easily get a full day’s protein without eating meat, and plant-based protein is an excellent choice. Meatless Monday is thrilled to announce its Plant Protein Power package, which outlines how easy and healthy it is to choose plant proteins!

Postmates Celebrates Earth Day with Meatless Monday

April 16th, 2018

On Sunday, April 22 we’ll celebrate the 48th annual Earth Day. It turns out educating ourselves while taking action is the best way to impact positive change, for us and future generations. One of the easiest ways to take action and support the efforts of Earth Day is by practicing Meatless Monday

Universities Get Inspired Introducing Meatless Monday

April 9th, 2018

Heading back to school from spring break? School cafeterias are making some changes for good. Whether it’s about the planet or your diet, Meatless Monday is a simple and easy way your everyday choices make a positive impact. Here’s a roundup of several universities going meatless once a week or once a month

Do Your Part on World Health Day by Practicing Meatless Monday

April 2nd, 2018

World Health Day is April 7 and the main message coming from the World Health Organization is all about universal health coverage. One way to “cover” yourself by preventing a variety of health conditions is to swap out meat for plant-based foods once a week. Part of Meatless Monday’s mission is to help you improve your physical health – and it’s easy!

Hotdish: Make a Vegetarian Version of the Midwestern Classic for Meatless Monday

March 26th, 2018

Midwestern Meatless Monday lovers will be excited to know that we’ll be discussing a dish very dear to their hearts: hotdish. The comfort food staple has been around for decades and is known for its delicious but less-than-healthy reputation. But it’s also known for being one of the most flexible dishes that can be

Meatless Monday Is One of Many Ways to Celebrate World Water Day!

March 19th, 2018

Meatless Monday is always excited to bring you great plant-based recipes that are delicious and healthy. But another reason to go meat-free one day a week is for the health of the planet! March 22 is World Water Day, a global day of recognition to spread awareness of ways to preserve the world’s water supply

SPOTLIGHT on Meatless Monday Ambassador Sophie Sonnenfeld

March 5th, 2018

Meet 15-year-old Sophie Sonnenfeld, a ninth grader from Hopkins School in New Haven, CT. With her classmate Jack Kealey, she accomplished her mission last year to bring Meatless Monday to her school and keep it going

Meatless Monday Arrives at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital!

February 26th, 2018

The cafeterias at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital just got some exciting new menu options! Meatless Monday has officially arrived at the prestigious network of hospitals, giving the hard-working staff and visitors at the Allen, Columbia, Westchester and Cornell sites new vegetarian choices every Monday. This launch also adds NewYork-Presbyterian to the growing number of organizations participating in the global movement to reduce meat consumption and production

And the Award Goes to… The Winners of the 2018 Nationwide C-CAP Meatless Monday Recipe Competition

February 26th, 2018

High school students from underserved communities aspiring to become future celebrity chefs faced a competitive challenge recently in the nationwide 2018 Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Meatless Monday Recipe Contest. The challenge: create an original, innovative meatless grains dish and impress a distinguished panel of judges

Celebrate National Chili Day This Meatless Monday

February 19th, 2018

One of the most popular American dishes to go meatless is chili. The Tex-Mex staple has seen various incarnations since it made its first appearances more than a century ago. Today, it remains one of the easiest ways to have dinner on Meatless Monday – and we have the recipes to prove it!

You Can Still Celebrate Mardi Gras This Meatless Monday!

February 18th, 2018

Last week marked the celebration of Mardi Gras. If you’re giving up meat, you can extend the party with some excellent meatless meals starting with the first Meatless Monday of Lent!

Go Meatless for Valentine’s Day with Dinners for Two!

February 12th, 2018

Spread the Meatless Monday love throughout the week and go meatless on Valentine’s Day! Making a simple, plant-based meal together is a great way to strengthen your bond while creating a romantic dining experience without leaving the house. Plus, many meatless meals are healthy and inexpensive to prepare, so you’ll be doing