Meat Free Mondays is all about helping people to have one day a week free of meat, but this does not necessarily have to be a Monday!!
This site is not just for vegetarians, it is for people who want to experiment with flavours and vegetables and discover that they can create exciting colourful meals without always relying on meat.

Meat Free Mondays s'appuye sur l'idée que l'on puisse aider les gens à éviter la viande un jour par semaine, mais pas nécessairement le lundi ! Ce site est conçu pour les végétariens mais également pour toute personne voulant expérimenter de nouvelles saveurs et légumes. Découvrez ici comment créer des repas colorés et savoureux sans pour autant y ajouter de la viande.

Meat free mondays Zel mensen helpen om op een dag per week geen vlees te eten, maar niet bijzonder op mandag. Dit dit is voor vegetariërs ontwerpen maar ook voor mensen die met nieuwe smaken en groenen willen experimenteren. Ontdek hier hoe gekleurde en smakelijke maaltijden te maken zonder vlees.


Carbon dioxide (CO2) isn’t the only greenhouse gas. Methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) contribute a combined 28% of greenhouse gases, and a significant proportion of that comes directly from the livestock industry. Together, the livestock industry is responsible for nearly 20% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. ( accounting for meat the hidden emissions in your steak)

In particular, beef's environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars. (




One day a week



MeatFreeMonday Everywhere Cookbook is famous.

Winner! Top 3 finish in the Cookbook Awards 2017 B14 (eBook) category by Gourmand International - see page 134

Cookbook prize

Click the image below for your copy and pledge one day a week without meat!



MeatFreeMondays participated in the Symposium: 'Interdependence 2016' in Brussels 13 - 15 May 2016. Organised by Planète-Vie and The Jane Goodall Institute and under the patronage of His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. Please go to the website for full details.


MeatFreeMondays Belgium presented at the Global MeatFreeMonday conference during COP21 summit in Paris on 9/12


PetitionPetition the UN to get countries to include Meat Free Mondays in their Climate action plans (version française ici)


New! - LoveMEATender educational tool is now available

WHO declares processed meat a cancer risk (click below)

BBC article

Reuters article

MFM message

If you’ve come here today it’s because you care about what you eat and about what’s happening to our climate.



Meat Free Mondays is a project of Planète-Vie ASBL