Go Meatless Monday — It’s Good for You, and Good for the Planet

We have delicious plant-based recipes and guides to help you implement Meatless Monday in your school, hospital, workplace, and community.

Weekly Features

Our Meatless Monday BBQ recipe roundup covers everything from plant-based pulled pork to seitan chicken to carrot hot dogs to help ensure that you have a safe and tasty Fourth of July feast.
Our Meatless Monday culinary ambassadors deliver recipes and tips that can help men (and women) recreate the “manly” foods without relying on any meat.
For the summer season, load up your grill with unconventional ingredients and plant-based proteins. Check out our Meatless Monday roundup of foods that you never knew you could grill.
Many chefs, food bloggers, and home cooks are creating modern interpretations of classic Juneteenth dishes that rely more on fruits, vegetables, and legumes, rather than meat, butter, and dairy.
Never had a charred banana split before? Well, now’s your chance. Check out these 10 hot grilling tips to bring some sizzle to your plate.
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Whether you’re into tangy, sweet, smoky, or spicy, Meatless Monday has a burger for you.
Discover the best plant-based options at popular national chain restaurants.
Turn mushrooms into meat with these 10 hearty and delicious recipes.
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Environmental Benefits of Meatless Monday and Plant-Based Eating

Research shows that meat and dairy consumption are significant contributors to climate change and environmental resource issues, such as species decline, water scarcity, and soil health. Share the many environmental benefits of Meatless Monday and plant-based eating with our free resources and sample communications.

In the News

What can you do to help? Consider donating to these organizations working to supply food and other necessities to Ukrainians in need.
Musical superstar, Billie Eilish, spoke out to Capitol Hill in support of the Healthy Future Students and Earth Act.
Following the success of Meatless Monday and Meatless Fridays, Mayor Eric Adams — a vocal advocate of plant-based eating and a long-time supporter Meatless Monday — announced the new initiative that he promises will improve the lives of thousands of New York City students.

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Success Stories

In Columbia, South Carolina, every Monday is now officially Meatless Monday, thanks to a city proclamation fueled by a partnership with Let’s Meat Less, an organization advocating plant-based eating.
Meatless Monday has officially arrived at the prestigious network of NewYork-Presbyterian hospitals, giving the hard-working staff and visitors at the Allen, Columbia, Westchester and Cornell sites new vegetarian choices every Monday.
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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, reaching 1.1 million students every week.

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