Talkin' Tofu

Talkin' Tofu

The show where a couple of vegans talk about what we ate. Becky and David Striepe have a problem: we can't pass a new vegan item at a grocery store or restaurant without trying it. On the podcast, we talk about what we're eating. Got a favorite vegan treat that you think we should cover on the podcast? Send your suggestions to talkintofupod@gmail.com!

Episodes

May 6, 2021 48 min

This week on the show, we talk about crabless tacos and eat Hidden Valley Plant Powered Ranch dressing.

Links and things:

  • Little Jack Horner was eating a Christmas pie.
  • Liz recommended Pop Corners, which are a cross between popcorn and crackers
  • My sister was recently talking up Fever Tree Pink Grapefruit
  • LiveKindly reports on a new vegan mushroom bacon that's getting some big venture capital backing.  If you don't want to wait...
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    This week on the show, we talked about homemade pizza bagels and ate Yves Veggie Pepperoni.

    Links and things:

  • The candy that our listener recommended was Goldenbergs Peanut Chews.
  • Burger King UK is launching a vegan chicken sandwich.
  • Here's how we made our bagel pizzas:

  • Split 3 bagels in half, and use a rolling pin to flatten them.
  • Spread 1-2 tablespoons of vegan pizza sauce on to each bagel half. 
  • Sprinkle vegan mozzarella onto each ...
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    April 22, 2021 51 min

    This week on the show, we'll talk about air frying Impossible patties, vegan pizza from Your Pie, and eat two kinds of Vegan Rob's Puffs.

    Links and things:

  • See below for how to air fry frozen Impossible burger patties.
  • The new Spindrift flavor Becky tried is Orange Mango
  • Costco is testing a vegan jalapeño macaroni and cheese at locations in California and Hawaii.
  • Takeout Corner was from Your Pie.
  • Here's the article Becky wrot...
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    April 15, 2021 48 min

    This week on the show, we'll talk about vegan garlic shrimp bowls, local doughnuts, and eat Non-Dairy Phish Food from Ben & Jerry's.

    Links and things:

  • Blue wasn't a named color until relatively recently.
  • This week, Dave shared a story from VegNews about Lizzo's Brussels sprouts nachos.
  • Here's my recipe for air fryer Brussels sprouts, if you want to make these nachos.
  • If you need a good walnut taco meat recipe, Ma...
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    April 8, 2021 60 min

    Thank you so much for listening! If you're enjoying the show, take a second to leave a review. We will donate $1 for every review to Full Circle Farm Sanctuary.

    This week on the show, we'll talk about Just Egg French toast, delivery from Slutty Vegan, and eat All Vegetarian Vegan Shrimp.

    Links and things:

  • Bell Brands is releasing 6 varieties of vegan cheese shreds and slices under the brand name Nourishh.
  • Atlanta friends, you c...
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    April 1, 2021 79 min

    This week on the show we'll talk about veganism for athletes, Mongolian soy curls, mac and cheese, and eat Fiery Hot Peatos.

    Links and notes for you:

  • For kids, Mary Ellen recommends this BMR calculator.
  • Here is Cadry's post about the pistachios.
  • VegNews reports that videos with #vegan have been viewed over 8 billion times on TikTok.
  • Here is the recipe for Mary Ellen's Mongolian soy curls.
  • Here's the nutritional yeast tofu...
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    March 25, 2021 56 min

    This week on the show, we talk about potato casserole and eat Strawberry Graham Oat Milk Ice Cream from Simple Truth.

    Links and things we talked about:

  • VegNews reports that Target is launching oat milk ice cream bars.
  • Dave says that the voice he did during the Forest Fruit segment was "a mysterious stranger." Do with that what you will!
  • We ate potato casserole. This time, I air fried potatoes and cauliflower instead of steaming...
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    March 18, 2021 57 min

    Hi there! If you've been enjoying the show, we hope you'll take a moment to give us a rating and a review. It really helps us out.

    This week on the show, we'll talk about tofu noodles and Gardein Porkless Thai Curry.

    Show notes for you:

  • To make the DIY Fizzy Lifting Drink kit, I bagged up a can of seltzer with a few flavors of Jolly Ranchers and a pretty paper straw. The kids will use the candy to flavor their sodas. 
  • The 3...
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    March 12, 2021 49 min

    Hi there! If you've been enjoying the show, we hope you'll take a moment to give us a rating and a review. It really helps us out.

    This week on the show, we talk about vegan egg creams and enchiladas and eat vegan drumsticks!

    Notes for you!

  • Becky finally nailed the recipe for that Golden Oreo pie!
  • The show that our caller mentioned was Search Party. We love Search Party!
  • The Instagram friend who got Becky listening to Le Tigre a...
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    March 5, 2021 49 min

    This week on the show, we talk about making mac and cheese work and eat vegan Sicilian pizza and Vegan Zeastar Calamari!

    Links to some of the things we talked about:

  • I made that sushi bowl for lunch with Gardein Nashville Hot Chickenless Tenders.
  • Herbivorous Butcher won its trademark fight against Nestle!
  • The vegan soul food restaurant that we ate at in New York was called Urban Vegan Kitchen.
  • We eat baked mac and cheese every Friday; s...
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    February 26, 2021 59 min

    Hi there! If you're enjoying the show, we hope you'll take a minute to leave us a rating and a review. It helps us out so much!

    This week on the show, we talk about Golden Oreo pie, shepherd's pie and eat Simulate Chicken Nuggs. 

    The rundown:

  • Our listener letter was about the vegan fried eggs from Be Leaf that we talked about on our Vegan Zeastar salmon episode.
  • I alerted Dave to Isa Chandra's fried tofu egg recipe, whi...
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    February 19, 2021 49 min

    Are you enjoying the show? We'd appreciate it so much if you could leave us a rating and review! It really helps us out.

    This week on the show, we talk about hush puppies and eat Delight Soy vegan chicken breasts!

    Links and highlights for you:

  • The towels we got are Turkish towels.
  • If you haven't tried Earl Gray tea lately, you should give it another shot. It's so sneakily good!
  • VegNews reports that pizza chain, Donatos, laun...
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    February 12, 2021 56 min

    Oh, hello! Have you had a chance to leave a rating and a review yet? Your 5-star reviews and your ratings really help us out. Go for it!

    This week on the show, we talk about fishless tacos and eat plant based salmon from Vegan Zeastar!

    Here are the highlights:

  • The fruit that Bill recommended is called oro blanco.
  • Here's the story about Pamela Anderson's vegan wedding cake.
  • We got the Vegan Zeastar salmon from GTFO It's Vegan...
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    February 5, 2021 61 min

    Hey there! If you are enjoying the show, take a minute to leave us a review! It helps us out so much.

    This week on the show, we'll talk about vegan candy, friend-made comfort food, and Bakari's Plant Based Pizza, and eat Blue Diamond Chocolate Almonds.

    Here are the things we mentioned on this week's episode:

  • vegan candy for Valentin's Day (see list below!)
  • The New York Times reports that ONA, a restaurant in Arès, Franc...
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    January 29, 2021 54 min

    Oh hi there! If you. like the show, take a second to leave a rating and a review. It really helps our little podcast out!

    This week on the show, we'll talk about vegan chicken and dumplings and Dragon Bowl and eat Tofurky Ham.

    Here are the things we talked about this week:

  • Our laundry nook is now fully haunted.
  • The hydration tablets Dave likes are from Nuun.
  • Here's the recipe for my citrus gin.
  • You need about half a bag of Ruffle...
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    January 22, 2021 85 min

    Hey, y'all! If you like this episode, take a minute to leave us a rating and a review. It really helps us out!

    Today's episode is super exciting, because we have our very first guest! This week on the show, Cadry Nelson from Cadry's Kitchen joins us to talk about lemony potatoes, vegan sausage rolls, and eat a lot of pizza from House of Za.

    Here are the things we talked about:

  • Vegan MoFo
  • the interview Cadry did with me back...
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    January 15, 2021 46 min

    This week on the show, we'll talk about Oreo truffles and eat Gardein Nashville Hot Chickenless Tenders.

    Here are the things we mentioned on the show:

  • my Theragun obsession (affiliate link)
  • the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid (affiliate link)
  • Instant Pot curry tofu soup
  • Slutty Vegan's new Birmingham location
  • we watched The Net!
  • Lovin' It Vegan's Oreo truffles
  • This is the tahini ranch that I ate my tenders with.
  • Delight Soy Patties...
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    January 8, 2021 63 min

    This week on the show, Dave and I will argue even more about Chex mix and drink sparkling CBD water from Untitled Art.

    Here are links to other things we talked about:

  • the Christmas rap video Dave was listening to in the cold open
  • The Sound of Thunder
  • Becky's Chex mix (ingredients list below)
  • Krispy Kreme in the UK is launching a vegan glazed doughnut.
  • Here's the vaccine story Becky mentioned.
  • Untitled Art Sparkling CBD Water
  • Becky&...

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    January 1, 2021 53 min

    This week on the show, we'll talk about vegan sausage with peppers and onions and eat Simple Truth Plant-Based French Onion Dip.

    Here are some of the things we mentioned in this episode:

  • Dave wants you to look up Doodads, so you can see the logo. He loves it.
  • Colin Kaepernick's vegan ice cream from Ben & Jerry's
  • See below for the step-by-step for Beyond Sausage with peppers and onions in the air fryer.
  • Here's the veg...
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    December 25, 2020 54 min

    This week on the show we'll talk about Instant Pot curry, Indian food delivery, and eat Sweet Chili Doritos (yes, they're vegan!).

    What we talked about:

  • 3D printed vegan meat
  • new versions of the Beyond Burger
  • Tofu achari is Becky's go-to order from Planet Bombay, and you have got to try it!
  • Papadum was a big hit!
  • Salsa Verde Doritos have chicken in them.
  • The Instant Pot yellow curry I made was based on my Instant Pot curry tof...

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