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

Today, it is easier than ever to join the Meatless Monday movement, even while eating at your favorite fast-food or quick-service restaurant. For all of you looking to go meatless on Monday, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular national chain restaurants that are off...
When it comes to smoothies and shakes, the combinations are truly endless. But besides being a convenient breakfast, lunch, or post-workout snack, smoothies can actually offer a big nutritional boost—given you fill them with the right ingredients
Mango salad
When it’s hot outside, the last thing you want to do is cook in a sweltering kitchen. That’s why there’s nothing like a summer cookout: the heat, the sun, the pool, the smell of the charcoal; it all makes for a special experience.
A diet rich in plant-based foods can help everyone stay healthy, but eating more fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains is especially important for men.
The hot weather is the perfect time for picnics and pool-side chilling, but the sun takes a lot out of you, and it surely works up an appetite, which is why we’ve made a list of our favorite mostly no-cook recipes to keep you cool during that next heat wave.
Our list of Juneteenth recipes are from Black food bloggers, many of whom are committed to recreating the flavor and essence of soul food with a modern, healthier twist.
By using ingredients like tofu, cashews, nutritional yeast, and cauliflower, you can add richness and a smooth, silky texture to recipes without altering the flavor or character of the original dish.
squash burger
Unlike the stuff you find in the frozen aisle of your local supermarket, making your own veggie burgers allows you to control the flavor and feel of your food. Using ingredients like grains, beans, and nuts, you’ll make a delicious burger without having to rely on meat.

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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