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

This Monday, we’re offering tips to help you get your kids to eat more vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes.
This Monday, combat meat cravings by making smart substitutions that capture the essence of meat—minus the animal. We’ve got five unexpected tips, as well as corresponding recipes, to help you cook up delicious dishes that are better for your health and the environment.
jamaican jerk tofu
Will Jamaican jerk tofu take the top spot again, or will it be dethroned by mushroom pie, veggie meatballs, or carrot cauliflower stew? Read on to find out.
lentil taco
Meatless cooking is always an exciting adventure, so get started this Monday with our best meatless recipes for people who want to eat more plants.
After a quick refresher, you’ll be more than ready to whip-up vegan versions of Christmas pudding, madeleines, gingersnap cookies, and caramel apple pies.
creamy vegetable soup
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...
In preparation for the joyous season ahead, start honing your skills by cooking up some plant-based holiday recipes that every type of eater will enjoy.
We’re offering up our top 21 tips for incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet in 2021. Armed with this toolbelt of techniques, pantry staples, swaps, gadgets, and apps, you’ll be able to approach every Meatless Monday with the confidence and culinary gusto of ...

In the News

Starbucks is offering a $2.00 discount on its vegetarian breakfast items every Monday in January.
More couples are bringing date-night indoors. Indoor dates are often less expensive, healthier, and more convenient—especially when the activity for the night is cooking a plant-based meal. Cooking as a couple is nothing new, but, as an increasing number of people are foc...
Many people are looking to reduce meat in their diet, mostly for health reasons, but also due to the production restrictions caused by COVID-19, meat shortages are becoming more common, and people are starting to seek out alternative protein sources.

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Success Stories

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.
MM NYC Schools Students
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.
A small but dedicated group can make a big difference in the fight against climate change; and that’s exactly what the community of Bedford, New York proved when they took on the Bedford 2020 Meatless Monday pledge and challenge.

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