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

Breakfast is all about fueling up for the day ahead. That means you want foods that will keep you satiated and satisfied; we’re talking protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates.
Studies show that lentils can lower blood pressure and cholesterol, help prevent gastrointestinal and digestive diseases, and even protect against colon cancer. 
Pulses are one of the healthiest categories of plant-based ingredients you can find. They are naturally low in fat and sodium, contain no cholesterol, and are great sources of protein, iron, potassium, and fiber. But pulses are also good for the world, serving as an affor...
But no matter how you slice ‘em (or mash ‘em or blend ‘em), the black bean remains a great foundation for all your Meatless Monday cooking. This Monday, have fun whipping up some innovative black bean dishes.
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.
Because while the earth may be frozen, a cornucopia of resilient roots, tubers, and leafy greens not only survive in the cold weather — but thrive in it. Beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, Swiss chard, watercress, collards, endive, fennel, c...
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We’ve collected a list of some of our favorite soups and stews to keep you warm for the winter, many of which start with a base of protein-rich ingredients, like beans, or seasonal winter produce. Some are spicy, others sweet, but what they all have in common is that they...
There are many misconceptions regarding the health/palatability/safety of eating a plant-based diet, but this Monday, we’re doing our best to dispel these myths with credible science and research. Check out our list of plant-based eating myths below so you can fearlessly ...

Bring Friends and Family Together with Meatless Monday

The Meatless Monday For Friends and Family Package contains all the information and materials you need to encourage your social circle to adopt a more plant-forward diet. Adjusting how and what we eat is a big step, but when you’re making the commitment as a group, you’re more likely to see it through and reap the many health benefits—together.

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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