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World Meat Free Day

Monday 12th June 2017

“One small step for our planet”



Keep checking back here for loads of great updates on the World Meat Free Day campaign. Don’t forget to share your favourite articles with your favourite people on Twitter and Facebook.

Hawaiian-Style Poke Bowl with Crispy Tofu

03 May at 11:48AM

Poke is a classic Hawaiian dish packed full of vibrant fresh ingredients - try yours with tri colour quinoa and crispy tofu for a delicious protein boost.

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Jamaican Veggie Curry and Coconut Chips

03 May at 11:45AM

This spicy veggie curry is bursting with flavour - using Jerk spice, a traditional Jamaican blend of allspice & chilli to speed up the metabolism.

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Chickpea Tacos with Purple Sweet Potato

03 May at 11:18AM

Tasty roasted chickpea tacos are served with baked purple sweet potato fries. As well as having a beautiful vibrant colour, purple sweet potatoes are higher in antioxidants than other varieties.

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Caramelized Onion Goat Cheese Pizza

11 April at 12:28PM

This caramelized onion & goat cheese pita pizza is quick, hearty, and involves very little prep. What's not to love!

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Simple Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

11 April at 10:28AM

Pancakes are not getting any easier than this. In 3 easy steps, you’ll have a batch of warm, moist, and tender banana oatmeal pancakes that will melt in your mouth and not in your hand.

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11 April at 10:28AM

You might be thinking “what the heck is that?” when you see this recipe. Delicious is what it is! This Shakshuka recipe will perfect your brunch menu this weekend.

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Incredible Support for World Meat Free Day

24 June at 3:45PM

On Monday 13th June 2016, we celebrated the second annual World Meat Free Day. Raising awareness of the impact meat production has on our planet and encouraging people around the world to go meat free for just one day.

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World Meat Free Day and Coronation Street

13 June at 10:35AM

Coronation Street continue to lead the way in sustainable production.

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York Festival of ideas

Register for the York Festival of Ideas on Friday 10th June

10 June at 11:00AM

York University is a partner of World Meat Free Day and as part of the York Festival of Ideas, are running a “Future of Food” event on June 10th 2016.

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Going meat free for a day

01 June at 3:36PM

I’m not vegetarian. I’m a meat-eater who struggles most days with her conscience. I realise the hypocrisy of calling myself an animal lover and then sitting down to a meal that includes meat.

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Recipes from Riverford

25 May at 11:57AM

Check out these delicious meat free recipes from Riverford - the farming business that delivers fresh organic vegetables to thousands of homes across the UK every week.

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New GCSE paves the way for a sustainable future

19 May at 11:44AM

We’ve got some great news to share with you about schools all across the UK. No, homework isn’t cancelled. But there is going to be a new GCSE introduced later this year that teaches teenagers all about food sustainability and the impact local and global markets have on our environment. We can’t wait.

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It’s official…Saving the planet is sexy!

19 May at 10:54AM

What do you look for in a potential partner? Dreamy blue eyes? A dress sense to die for? How about a soft spot for our environment? Believe it or not, more and more people are picking their partners based on their meat-eating habits. Don’t believe us? Take a look at this.

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Guest Chef Blogger – Sarah Beattie

12 May at 9:45AM

We have teamed up with Sarah Beattie, a Food Writer for Vegetarian Living Magazine and author of numerous cookbooks, to bring you a range of her favourite meat free recipes ahead of World Meat Free Day. To find more recipes from Sarah, follow her at https://www.facebook.com/SarahBeattieFood

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Recipes from Around the World

11 May at 1:37PM

Putting the 'World' into World Meat Free Day, try a selection of tasty recipes from around Thailand to Greece.

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Kid Friendly Meat Free Recipes

11 May at 12:59PM

These recipes are great, inspirational meat free meal ideas that are perfect for our little ones.

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Family Favourite Recipes

11 May at 12:04PM

Looking for some inspiration to feed the family for World Meat Free Day and beyond? We’ve trawled the internet to find the most delicious, easy recipes to get you cooking up a storm.

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Plate for the planet

Plate For The Planet

18 April at 12:30PM

Plate for the Planet was launched in 2016 by World Meat Free Day, to raise awareness of the issues relating to current levels of meat consumption. Bringing together partner organisations such as Eating Better Alliance, Compassion in World Farming, The Carbon Trust and many more, we aim to inform the media and consumer to the benefits of a less and better approach to meat consumption.

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David Donaldson

The Power of Plant Based Protein

09 June at 10:27AM

David Donaldson, celebrity personal trainer and owner of Prestige Fitness is an official supporter of World Meat Free Day on the 15th of June 2015

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The Sat Fatted Calf

Sat Fatted Calf

02 June at 4:15PM

For World Meat Free Day, Damien Hirst’s legendary artwork ‘false idol’ recreated using 480kg of saturated fat; the amount of saturated fat saved if 100,000 people swapped meat for plant based protein for one day.

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Not Dogs

02 June at 3:23PM

Linking with World Meat Free Day, the rise of the UK's passion for sustainability is something Not Dogs wants to champion.

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Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley Supports World Meat Free Day

21 May at 10:17AM

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Introducing World Meat Free Day

21 May at 10:14AM

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Keep an eye out for what's to come

As the campaign gains momentum our blog will bring you information on all our big supporters, what activities are planned for the big day and way more besides.