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Meatless Monday: Easy Meat-Free Recipes

Meatless Monday is an international campaign to encourage people to stop eating meat at least one day a week, for their own health as well as the health of the planet. The campaign aims to help people improve their health and wellbeing as well as to reduce their carbon footprint. Planet Eat, an online food and lifestyle channel, have made a variety of easy to follow, meat-free recipes for you to try in your own kitchen, making Meatless Monday easy and delicious. Sign up to their online platform for a free, 30-day trial today. 

Recipes for Meatless Mondays in Our Series

Anita Kerai aka ‘The Asian Vegetarian’, showcases how to make vegan chickpea flour pancakes. In this video series she brings you a variety of easy and delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes for you to use on Meatless Monday.

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Expert vegetarian chef Anita Kerai showcases how to put together flavoursome and easy to follow recipes for your Meatless Monday menu. In this video, she makes a vegan, Ethiopian cauliflower curry, bringing the flavours of two cultures together for a tasty, healthy and hearty meal.

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The Vegan Pixie Georgia Stait knows all the tips and tricks for the simplest, most delicious vegan food. Here you can learn how to create a succulent meat-free Pad Thai, proving that your Meatless Monday meals can still be as tasty as a meat meal on your weekly menu.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Meatless Monday

What can you eat on Meatless Monday?

The goal of Meatless Monday is to cut meat out of your diet for at least one day a week and consider other plant-based products which are just as good for you, if not better. Whilst some opt for vegetarian meals, meaning they can consume products such as dairy and eggs, others go completely vegan choosing to cut out all animal-based products for the cause.

What are the benefits of Meatless Monday?

Meatless Monday exposes you to a whole new way of cooking using vegetarian ingredients that will encourage you to eat less meat. There are many health benefits to this. By consuming or substituting meat for more plant-based foods, you can improve heart health, kidney health, and help you maintain a healthy weight.

Participating in Meatless Monday is also positive for the environment. It is suggested that if everyone were to take part, greenhouse gases produced by livestock farms would be reduced significantly. The amount of water and energy used by meat production companies would also be reduced.

Why is Meatless Monday on Monday?

According to studies conducted by Meatless Monday, people are more likely to participate in healthier eating habits and activities at the beginning of the week after the weekend when they are likely to be more relaxed. Monday offers the opportunity to reset and start again, getting back on track with your routine.

These easy to follow video tutorials showcase a fine selection of Meatless Monday dinner recipes that are the perfect way to encourage you to be more experimental in the kitchen. For more videos like these, simply browse Planet Eat’s other cooking classes and sign up now to receive a free 30-day trial. 

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