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

Zucchini is a favorite amongst home cooks because it’s inexpensive and easy to prepare. Incredibly versatile, try incorporating it into soups, dips, chips or even brownies.
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.
Watch any cooking competition, and you’ll appreciate all the amazing meals a skilled chef can put together in 30 minutes or less.
There are many misconceptions regarding the health/palatability/safety of eating a plant-based diet, but this Monday, we’re doing our best to dispel these myths with credible science and research. Check out our list of plant-based eating myths below so you can fearlessly ...
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.
All good things come to those who wait — for their crock pot to finish cooking dinner. Because is there anything more satisfying then walking into the kitchen an hour before meal time and seeing that vegan tikka masala or vegetarian chili mac bubbling away?
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?
Umami is one of the five tastes (the others being sweet, salty, sour, and bitter) and is responsible for giving foods a decadent, savory flavor. Check out these umami-rich plant-based ingredients.

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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.
Meatless Monday's collaboration with Slow Food International, a global grassroots organization dedicated to preventing the disappearance of local food traditions, promotes the abundance of plant-based foods and bring awareness to lesser-known and endangered ingredients.

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