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Why Meatless? Going meatless once a week may reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. It can also help reduce your carbon footprint and save precious resources like fresh water and fossil fuel.


Why Monday? For most Americans the week begins on Monday. On Monday we move from the freedom of the weekend back to the structure of work or school. We set our intentions for the next six days. We plan ahead and evaluate progress.


Nutritional Guidelines. It’s easy to go meatless on Monday. In place of chicken, beef, pork or fish, just look for protein from beans, legumes, eggs, nuts and seeds instead. Interested in learning more about nutrition?  Contact our Nutrition & Wellness Coordinator Cory Hancock, RD CLC at or 585-245-5569.


Learn More. Learn more about the impacts of eating less and greener meat at Meat - Eat Less, Eat Greener

Eating Meatless on Campus

Meatless options are available every day campus-wide.  To provide variety, menus are constantly changing.  Below are a few ideas to help you stick to your Meatless Monday pledge:

Grab and Go (available at many campus restaurants and cafes):

Nature's Market Salad

Caesar Salad

Greek Salad

Protein Power Salad

Greek Chick Pea Salad

Grilled Vegetable Couscous Salad (vegan)

Lemon Vinaigrette Potato Salad (vegan)

Roasted Vegetable Salad (vegan)

Almond Quinoa Apple Curry Salad (vegan)

Tomato Basil White Bean Salad (vegan)

Garden Spinach Veggie Wrap (vegan)

Frut and Granola Parfaits, such as Raspberry Greek Yogurt and Mango Blueberry

Vegetable Fettuccine (vegan)

Sun Dried Tomato Alfredo

Peanut Butter and Jelly 

Garden Nuggets

Cheese and Cracker Snack

Vegan Hummus with Veggies (vegan)

Apples with Peanut Butter (vegan)

Cavatappi and Marinara (vegan)

Soy Milk (vegan)

Vegan Amy’s Frozen Entrees

Locally Sourced Yogurt


Fusion Market:

Made-to-order Asada Taco Station

Made-to-order stir-fry with tofu or meatless option

Made-to-order baguette sandwiches with Gardein Brand Chick'n

Grab and Go Items, including Chobani Greek Yogurt, Lara Bars, Luna Bars, Trail Mix and Sushi

Tropical Fruits and Vegetables

Customizable Fusion Cuisine


Chowhound Food Truck:

Cutomizable Salads, Wraps and Grilled Sandwiches with Gardein Vegan Chick'n Option


Mary Jemison:

Made-to-order Pasta Sautes

Made-to-order International Soup Station

Hand-tossed Salads with tofu, legume and seed options and your choice of salad greens and veggies, including kale, spring mix, tomatoes, cucumbers and mushrooms

Smoothies and Fresh Juices

Made-to-order Omelets (egg whites available)

Grain Bar featuring wheat berries, brown rice and legumes

Oatmeal Bar (vegan options) 

Made-to-order sushi

Books and Bytes:

Vegan Black Bean Soup

Vegan Chili

Hummus Sandwich

Grap and Go Items

Southside Cafe:

Vegan Black Bean Veggie Burger

Made-to-order burritos, tacos, and spinners (vegan options)

Made-to-order Grilled Cheese

Made-to-order salads (vegan options)

Made-to-order Pizza (vegetarian options)

Vegetarian and Vegan Grab and Go Items


Red Jacket:

This all-you-care-to-eat restaurant has several vegetarian menu options every day for one set price. Please see the menu section for featured entrées.


Food Studio North at Letchworth Dining Complex:

This all-you-care-to-eat restaurant has several vegetarian menu options every day for one set price, including a vegetarian station, Arugula, which incorporates vegan options.


Maxine’s at Letchworth Dining Complex:

Maxines features several house-made vegetarian and vegan dessert and snack option, such as energy bars and granola, as well as smoothies.