Meat Free Mondays

The environment is a very important part of our lives that needs to be protected for our future generation. As humans, we partake in a lot of different activities that are hugely responsible for damaging the environment. It is important that we understand the impact our activities have and become more environmentally aware.

Meat-free Monday is a global movement of eating a meat-free meal once a week and aims to raise awareness as well as encourage people to make a change in their diets to more planet-friendly food choices that will assist in reducing climate change by decreasing meat consumption.

At McCain, we believe that connecting people through food produced responsibly is how we create enjoyment today and a more sustainable world for tomorrow. As a part of our journey to make our planet and environment sustainable, we have joined the Meat-free Monday movement by offering our consumers delicious meat-free recipes that they can they enjoy with their families. Recipes that are healthy, delicious and can be prepared within minutes.

We have a whole category of recipes dedicated to Meat Free Monday - Click Here to find your favourite

 

The benefits of Meat-free Monday:

(source: https://www.mondaycampaigns.org/meatless-monday/benefits )

For Your Health

Consuming processed meat and more plant-based foods such as vegetables, can offer many potential health benefits:

  • Improve heart health and reduce risk of heart disease
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Promote kidney health
  • Provide sufficient protein

For the Planet

Reducing consumption of meat can help contain production of greenhouse gases that impact climate change. It can also help lessen the demand for precious environmental resources such as land, water, and energy. Planet benefits:

  • Reduce carbon footprint
  • Reduce environmental damage
  • Reduce risk of species extinction

 

Being part of Meat-free Monday is a small move that will have a big impact on the environment for animals and for your health.