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

Halloween season is here, so it’s time to bust out the bloody bandages, clean out the old cast-iron cauldron, and study up on your seances. There’s no better way to celebrate the scariest holiday of the year than with a proper Halloween bash (or monster mash, or graveyard...
In most cases, type 2 diabetes can be prevented by adopting simple lifestyle changes like more exercise, a healthier diet, and weight management.
The foods of autumn hold a special place in our hearts, and as the weather gets a little chillier, there’s nothing better than whipping up some warming seasonal specialties.
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Meatless Monday started out as one person’s mission to encourage healthier eating by cutting out meat one day a week. Today, nearly 20 years later, Meatless Monday has been adopted by schools, hospitals, restaurants, and home cooks in over 40 countries around the world.
jamaican jerk tofu
This week, we are showcasing our most-viewed Meatless Monday recipes. All of these vegetable-forward recipes utilize familiar flavor profiles, so both vegans and meat-eaters alike can enjoy them together.
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.
meatball shop balls
Eating more plant-based foods is good for our health and the environment, but many people new to meatless meals have questions about getting enough protein without meat or dairy. But thankfully, it’s easy to get plenty of protein from eating plant-based foods.
squash burger
This summer has been far from typical, but cookouts are still very much a thing, and we want to make sure your next backyard barbecue is full of plant-based burger options

In the News

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.
Livestock is the cause of one-fifth of all climate change causing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a 2014 U.S. land use study, with cattle taking the greatest toll on the health of the environment.

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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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