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

When it comes to different eating habits, diets, and lifestyles, the terminology can get confusing, but the distinction between the different dietary categories—vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, flexitarian, plant-based—is actually pretty straightforward.
This Monday, try cooking up some different condiments, sauces, and spreads, and explore how you can apply them to different meals. A side of peanut sauce, squirt of garlic aioli, or tablespoon of carrot ginger dressing goes a long way in boosting the flavor and texture of...
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.

In the News

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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 suburb just outside of New York City, a group of volunteers working with the Bedford 2020 organization promoted Meatless Monday as part of their larger environmental sustainability initiative. The group encouraged restaurants, businesses, hospitals...
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.

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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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