Reservations About Going Meatless?
If you’ve dined out recently, you’re probably familiar with Open Table, the online, real-time reservation service. It’s convenient to use and includes about 20,000 restaurants, internationally, in its database. Of those restaurants, there are about 40 across the U.S. that participate in Meatless Monday meals for patrons.
Hundreds of chefs around the country are keen on encouraging their patrons to enjoy one of their meatless meals. From school systems to hospital systems to corporate dining facilities and restaurants, chefs are excited to share healthy and creative meals with their patrons.
Open Table recently conducted a survey in which 69 percent of its participants said that they go meatless on Mondays. Another 9 percent said that they participate in meatless meals occasionally.
We've mentioned it before: Eliminating meat from your meals at least one day a week is a positive food trend that is set to continue. And why wouldn't it? Eating less meat and more plant-based foods is not only good for your health but good for the environment, too.
If you're interested in helping your school, business, health system or a favorite restaurant join in on the Monday fun, check out a few tools Meatless Monday has available. And who knows -- maybe the next time you visit your favorite restaurant, you'll be delighted to see a few interesting, meatless meal options to choose from!
For a quick and easy meatless meal any day of the week, eggs are a great resource. This quiche recipe includes veggies too, which are sure to delight you!
Roasted eggplant quiche recipe
Giving up meat just one day a week isn't as difficult as you may think. Armed with great meatless Monday recipes, you'll be set!
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