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

At a loss for what to eat instead of meat? We have you covered with our quick guide to all things plant-based meat.
A combination of desire, technology, and creativity has allowed for food manufacturers and home cooks to create nearly every variety of dairy product imaginable without the use of any animal products. Plant-based butter? Yep. Plant-based ricotta? Yep. What about plant-bas...
In honor of Black History Month, we are celebrating the culinary influence and agricultural innovations made by Black Americans. What is even more remarkable about these achievements is that many of them were made during periods of intense racial discrimination. But despi...
vegan rice paper bacon
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...
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...
In honor of American Heart Month, we’ve put together a list of tips to help you eat your way to a reduced risk of heart disease.
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.

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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