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

Discover delicious ways you can fight climate change on Meatless Monday and beyond. Get our climate-friendly kitchen and restaurant tips.
This Monday, learn all the easy ways you can make any vegetable—zucchini, cucumber, carrot, beet, Brussels sprouts, kale, cauliflower—the best thing on the plate.
Plant-based bacon will not exactly replace the meaty, fatty, porky flavor of bacon; but it doesn’t have to. Using eggplant, mushrooms, rice paper, and soy products lets you recreate and enjoy the essence and texture of bacon without the unhealthy baggage associated with p...
Explore kid-friendly meatless meals the whole family will enjoy. Plus tips and tricks to help kids love veggie meals.
Our favorite plant-based recipes that only require 5 ingredients (or less). See what you have in your pantry, and let’s get cooking.
Meatless Monday enlisted the help of our culinary advisory council to share some simple ways to elevate your cooking. Whether it’s buying a new non-stick skillet, picking the perfect avocado, or upcycling your aquafaba, this collection of tips and tricks can add new dimen...
When you’re pressed for time in the kitchen, it helps to have a few fast recipes in your repertoire. And we’ve got you covered. From artichoke Panzanella salads and Buffalo chickpea lettuce wraps to creamy vegan alfredo sauce and protein-packed nachos, this Monday check o...
This Monday, expand your pantry and save yourself some time with our list of quick-and-easy meatless semi-homemade meals.

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In the News

In Needham, Massachusetts, a triumvirate of non-profit organizations decided to take matters into their own hands and start their own version of Meatless Monday.
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The City of New York has taken the next step in its commitment to meat reduction by including Meatless Monday in its first-ever 10-Year Food Policy Plan.
In Bedford, New York, a group of volunteers working with the Bedford 2020 organization encouraged restaurants, businesses, hospitals, places of worship, and school cafeterias to offer meatless options on Monday.

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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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