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

There’s an overwhelming body of research showing that, when it comes to agriculture, meat production has the most significant impact on the environment and climate change.
Plant-based seafood alternatives play a crucial role in preserving the environment and mitigating the effects of commercial fishing. And that’s why Meatless Monday is thrilled to bring attention to innovative brands pushing the envelope of what can be created out of simpl...
This Monday, look through our list of sustainable foods and consider adding some to your shopping cart during your next supermarket run. For a little culinary inspiration, we’ve provided a recipe to accompany each ingredient.
Tofu Comfort Food
Inexpensive, packed with protein, and easy to store, tofu is an indispensable wonder food that you simply must have in your refrigerator at all times.
Leek and Asparagus Soup
Spring has officially sprung, so it’s time to explore the local farmers’ markets and forage the grocery aisles for fresh seasonal vegetables. We’ve gathered delicious plant-based recipes from our Meatless Monday bloggers and influencers featuring spring produce such as as...
In honor of Women’s History Month, Meatless Monday is celebrating the many women who have helped make our food and food system more equitable, accessible, nutritious, entertaining, and delicious.
breakfast sweet potato
When it comes to meal time, flexibility is freedom. Because, despite how it appears, there are no formal rules dictating what you should eat or when should you eat it. Miso soup for breakfast? Pancakes for dinner? Tofu-scramble burrito with a side of hash browns for lunch?
You’re likely familiar with many of the iconic dishes: shepherd’s pie, soda bread, braised cabbage, potatoes colcannon, corned beef, etc., but you may not be aware that many classic St. Patrick’s Day recipes can be made completely plant-based — yes, even corned beef.

In the News

Since its start in 2003, the Meatless Monday movement has taken root in over 40 countries and has been adapted to 22 different languages—and that’s just the beginning.
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.
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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.
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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