Teach Me How To Vegan

Food & Cooking Podcasts

Teach Me How To Vegan is jam-packed with resources, ideas, and tips for switching to (or staying on) a plant-based diet. Hosts Tony and Mickey Quintana share from their experiences, both personal and professional, how you can go vegan. They explore topics such as meal planning, budgeting, recipes, nutrition, parenting, and much more. Whether you want to go vegan for the animals, the environment, your health, or social justice, this is the place to learn how.

Location:

United States

Description:

Teach Me How To Vegan is jam-packed with resources, ideas, and tips for switching to (or staying on) a plant-based diet. Hosts Tony and Mickey Quintana share from their experiences, both personal and professional, how you can go vegan. They explore topics such as meal planning, budgeting, recipes, nutrition, parenting, and much more. Whether you want to go vegan for the animals, the environment, your health, or social justice, this is the place to learn how.

Language:

English

Contact:

505-908-8176


Episodes

Vegan at Costco

8/19/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share some of our favorite foods and products that we buy at Costco, and discuss how we use them. We discuss all of our “staples” that we buy regularly and end with a list of our top five favorite items. We also include tips for exploring Costco without a membership. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional...

Duration:00:38:20

Simple Ways to Eat More Veggies

8/5/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share some of our favorite simple ways to prepare vegetables to help you can eat more. We talk specifically about a variety of veggies including broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, cabbage, sweet potatoes, leafy greens, and much more. Tune in for some of our tried-and-true ways to enjoy vegetables that even our kids approve. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does...

Duration:00:58:15

Vegan at Trader Joe's

7/22/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share some of our favorite products we buy at Trader Joe’s and discuss how we use them. We include vegan replacement products (such as meats and cheeses) as well as items that are naturally or “accidentally” vegan (such as pastas and sauces). We also include tips for stretching your food budget and creating meals that are quick and convenient. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice,...

Duration:00:54:06

Vitamin B12 w/ special guest Gabriel Gaarden

7/8/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we welcome back special guest Registered Dietitian Gabriel Gaarden to help us take a deep dive into all things relating to vitamin B12 and better understand why it is frequently talked about when discussing vegan diets. We also discuss where vitamin B12 comes from, why we need it, how much we need, and how we can be sure we are getting enough vitamin B12 on a vegan diet. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for...

Duration:00:37:55

Egg-Free Cooking & Baking

6/24/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we discuss all about how live with out eggs including sharing recipes for breakfast stapes like fried eggs and quiche, and we discuss how to bake without eggs and still get the same tasty results. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. Recipes Mentioned: Tofu...

Duration:00:48:03

Cooking with Tofu

6/10/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we discuss some of the many ways tofu can be prepared and enjoyed, and include some step-by-step instructions for those who have never prepared tofu before. If you’re interested in trying tofu but not even sure where to start, this episode is your starting point. If you’ve been cooking with tofu for years, you’ll find some new ideas and inspiration to season up your tofu repertoire. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute...

Duration:00:33:40

Say Cheese!

5/13/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we have an in-depth conversation about what the research says about why cheese is so difficult to give up including what makes cheese such a unique food and how it impacts our brains. We then share our recommendations for giving up cheese based on this information, and provide practical tips to help listeners ditch dairy cheese, or stay the course if they’re struggling with cheese cravings. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a...

Duration:01:05:01

Omega 3s

4/29/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we welcome back Registered Dietitian Gabriel Gaarden to help us understand what Omega 3s are, whether or not we should be concerned about them, and how to be sure we are getting enough of them on a vegan diet. We also discuss pros and cons of supplements and what the research says about omega 3 supplementation. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not...

Duration:00:48:35

Cookies, Brownies, & Cakes—Oh My!

4/15/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we have a sweet conversation about our favorite recipes and techniques for baking delectable vegan desserts. We include some treats that are on the healthier side for those interested, and of course all of the recipes we share are easy peasy. Tune in and learn new ideas for satisfying that sweet tooth! The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute...

Duration:00:44:57

Got Vegan Milk?

4/1/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we talk about the many plant-based milks available and we discuss our favorites in various categories including best to drink plain, best to pair with cookies, creamiest, and best to bake with. Tune in to for a nourishing discussion about all things (vegan) milk! The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional...

Duration:01:00:52

NM Vegan Dining Guide

3/18/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we talk all about our new interactive New Mexico Vegan Dining Guide website including tips on how to use it to find vegan eats you’ll love. We also have a fun and yummy conversation about our favorite eats across the state, and as a bonus for our listeners outside of New Mexico, we share our top ten favorite places to eat around the country. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis,...

Duration:00:51:14

More Soups & Stews

3/4/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share even more ideas for delicious plant-based soups and stews. We recently discovered some new soups and stews that were so yummy, we had to do another episode to share them with you! The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. Recipes Mentioned: “Wendy’s” Chili (use Impossible Burgers or your...

Duration:00:33:03

Staying the Course

2/18/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we continue the conversations from previous episodes about how to stay motivated, bounce back after a relapse, and stay vegan. We explore some common themes among “ex-vegans” and discuss some articles and theories on behavior change to offer more tips and insights to help you stay the course. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or...

Duration:00:39:20

Game Day Snacks

2/4/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we help you prepare for the big game with more ideas for delicious snacks, appetizers, and ideas for veganizing the most popular Super Bowl foods. This episode is great for planning fun foods for watching football, the Olympics, movie marathons, or a day of board games. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional...

Duration:00:41:07

What About Calcium?

1/21/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we welcome back special guest Registered Dietitian Gabriel Gaarden for a rich and thorough conversation about calcium. We discuss how much calcium we all need, vegan food sources of calcium, other actions we can take to ensure good bone health on a vegan diet, and of course so much more. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other...

Duration:01:02:51

More Breakfast Ideas

1/7/2022
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we have another fun conversation about our favorite and most challenging meal—breakfast! We share 8 new ideas for hearty breakfasts and share some new tips for simplifying your cooking and breakfast routine! The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. Recipes Mentioned: Tabitha Brown’s...

Duration:00:54:59

Appetizers

12/24/2021
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we have a bite-sized conversation about some of our favorite appetizers and finger foods that we enjoy year round, but especially around the holidays when we’re entertaining guests and/or entertaining ourselves. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. Products Mentioned: Daiya Cheese...

Duration:00:24:52

Vegan Gift Guide

12/10/2021
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share oodles of ideas for vegan friendly gifts. Whether you’re looking for ideas to give others who want to give you gifts, or if you’re looking to give a gift to a vegan in your life, you are sure to find helpful ideas and inspiration here! The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. Recipes...

Duration:00:33:34

Leftovers

11/26/2021
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share loads of ideas for re-imagining your leftovers. So if you find yourself with a fridge full of holiday leftovers and don’t want to keep eating the same plate of re-heated food, we’ve got you covered! If you don’t have any holiday leftovers, you will still want to tune in to get some ideas and inspiration for what to do when you find yourself with lots of leftovers. The contents of this podcast are not intended to be a substitute for...

Duration:00:31:52

More Baby Steps

11/12/2021
In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share 10 more tangible baby steps that you can take to help jump start your vegan journey. No matter where you are, whether you’re still trying to figure out how to get started or you’ve been vegan for many years, we could all use some inspiration to help motivate us and help us find joy and excitement on this journey. In celebration of World Vegan Month, we also discuss encouraging others to pledge to take action this month, and offer suggestions...

Duration:00:44:32