What could be better than coming home after a hard day’s work to the smell of a roast in the oven? Whether it’s chicken, lamb, beef, – meat is a staple in most homes.

The Sunday Roast is truly one of life’s little pleasures, no matter what day of the week it’s enjoyed on. However, in recent years there has been a movement to getting people to eat more veg, with vegetarian and veganism becoming more and more popular.

Whether it is for their own health or the health of the planet, lots of people are embracing the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. Plants are becoming the new meat, with vegetable alternatives popping up in most restaurants and supermarkets.

Now I can probably guess that any of you committed carnivores out there will start dropping off from reading the rest of this article, but don’t turn off just yet, hear me out!

Rather than opting for a completely meat-free diet, many people are simply taking meat out of their meals one day a week.

This has been labelled Meatless Mondays, because no one can resist some good alliteration.

Meatless Mondays are a great way to introduce some green living into your home life.

It reduces the amount of meat that is consumed altogether and can do great things for climate change.

The meat industry creates a lot of pollution that we often don’t think about when we’re throwing some steaks into our shopping trollies. But that’s not surprising, since meat has been a main source of sustenance since the beginning of time.

Meatless Mondays are simply a way to reduce the amount of meat that we consume and introduce people to things they may never have tried before!

You never know what you might discover when you’re indulging in some veggie specialties, maybe you’ll give up the Sunday Roast altogether!