TMG Unfiltered

TMG Unfiltered
Kat and Dev from the vegan blog/YouTube channel ‘Two Market Girls’ take to the airwaves to discuss life beyond the blog, including social media, tech, photography, vegan lifestyle, and more.
The Impact One Vegan Can Have on the World
Jan 13 • 38 min
Ever questioned if your veganism is really making a difference? We’re addressing those doubts with a discussion on the environmental impacts of one person going vegan, as well as the trickle down effects of being the token vegan. Sometimes it’s all the…
Motherless Meats and Other Food Trend Predictions for 2019
Jan 6 • 46 min
New year, new food trends right? From motherless meats to the next fad diet, we’re discussing some of the food trends that have been predicted for 2019. We also share what trends we’d like to see gain popularity and if the food we create for our blog will…
Turning Our Blog into a Business
Dec 31, 2018 • 63 min
Before the new year starts, we’re taking some time to assess our ambitions. Inspired by fellow YouTubers and Podcasters Colin and Samir, we answer questions from a personal vision worksheet to figure out where we want to be and how to get there.
How to Prepare for Going Vegan
Dec 24, 2018 • 57 min
Time for the truth about going vegan- our advice, experiences, and challenges.
Unplugging for the Holidays
Dec 17, 2018 • 35 min
In a world where it feels like we always have to be ‘on’, is it still possible to unplug during the holidays? We discuss our struggles with taking some time offline and figure out how to get better at it so we can truly enjoy the holidays without worrying…
Holiday Baking and Christmas Themed Would You Rather?
Dec 10, 2018 • 40 min
After debating which holiday cookies are the best, we turn to some Christmas themed Would You Rather? questions to further fuel our discussion on this wonderful time of year.
Christmas Traditions - The Good, the Bad, and the Debatable
Dec 3, 2018 • 43 min
Love em or hate em, everyone seems to have their own set of traditions this time of year. Kat and Dev discuss their favourite traditions and new ones they want to start.
How to Choose Gifts for Vegans
Nov 26, 2018 • 45 min
As if holiday shopping isn’t already stressful enough, shopping for a vegan when you’re not a vegan can quickly become overwhelming. On the other hand, as a vegan shopping for non-vegans, it can be difficult when the gifts people want go against your…
Are We Addicted to Our Phones?
Nov 19, 2018 • 62 min
Have you ever stopped to consider how much time you spend on your phone? We discuss our phone habits, how much phone time is too much, and what phone activity is really justified as opposed to just wasted time. Stay tuned for the follow-up episode!
Foods We Used to Hate
Nov 15, 2018 • 48 min
Everyone remembers the one olive that made them love olives right? At some point in our lives we go from hating a food to loving or loving a food to hating it and that’s what this episode is all about. Thank you to Jessica for the topic suggestion!
What is a Snack?
Nov 4, 2018 • 52 min
Another TMG debate! At what point does a snack become a meal? What’s considered a snack and what isn’t? We have some trouble agreeing on this debate, but we learn a lot about our eating habits.
All Things Halloween
Oct 29, 2018 • 51 min
In honour of Halloween this week, we’re talking about our favourite halloween memories, movies, and costumes.
For the Love of Podcasts-Why We Started a Podcast
Oct 22, 2018 • 51 min
A podcast about podcasts- how meta. We’re sharing why we started our podcast, what we love about podcasts, and our favourite podcasts that we listen to.
Confessions of a Food Waste Problem
Oct 15, 2018 • 39 min
We have a confession… we have committed food waste crimes. As much as we love food, we’re still learning how to buy, cook, and store food in ways that ensure it gets used up before it goes bad. These are our confessions and hopefully a step towards…
TMG Debates: Which season is the best?
Oct 8, 2018 • 50 min
Kat is a fall/winter person, Dev is a spring/summer person. It’s an ongoing debate between them over which season is better. On this episode, they’re hashing it out and debating their opposing opinions.
Extremely Unfiltered Q&A with The Viet Vegan and Meat Free Athlete
Oct 1, 2018 • 57 min
While enjoying a cottage weekend away with our vegan squad we took some time to do a Q&A discussion featuring Lisa from The Viet Vegan and Anne-Marie from Meat Free Athlete. It doesn’t get more unfiltered than this.
Food Blog Photo and Video Editing for Beginners
Sep 24, 2018 • 45 min
Continuing our conversation on creating content for food blogs. This time we’re diving into the editing side of food photography and videography. What editing softwares we use, our typical work flow, and tips for beginners.
How to Get Started with Videography and Photography for Food Blogging
Sep 18, 2018 • 57 min
We love making videos and shooting photos just as much as we love eating delicious food, but how did we get started doing what we do? We’re sharing our tips for beginners, what we’ve learned, and our biggest struggles.
Craziest Hypothetical Questions Vegans Get Asked
Sep 10, 2018 • 40 min
It seems like everyone’s favourite game to play with vegans is the hypothetical questions game. What you eat meat if… We share some of the strangest questions we’ve been asked, as well as some tips for answering them.
How to Host a Party with Non-Vegans
Sep 3, 2018 • 36 min
So you wanna have a dinner party but not all your friends are vegan? It can be tricky figuring out how to please everyone, but we shared some tips for making it work.
Special Edition: Would You Rather? Episode
Aug 29, 2018 • 62 min
Would you rather give up vegan cheese for the rest of your life or give up… Well you’ll just have to listen to find out as we play a game of Would You Rather?
How We Grew Our Channel to 5k Subs in 1 Year
Aug 20, 2018 • 45 min
What does it take to grow a YouTube channel? It’s simple; hard work and determination. But sometimes there can be downsides to a channel growing too large. We share why we love being a small channel and what our goals are for the future of Two Market…
How to Cottage with Non-Vegans
Aug 13, 2018 • 35 min
Going to a cottage or lake house can be one of the most relaxing vacations to take, but navigating the menu when it’s a mix of vegans and non-vegans can sometimes be troublesome. The good news is we’ve done it before and we’re sharing some tips to help…
In the News: Parkdale vs Vegandale, and Kalel vs Vegans
Aug 6, 2018 • 47 min
We share our thoughts on some current vegan headlines. A neighbourhood in Toronto known as Parkdale has been rallying against a vegan chain of businesses that call themselves Vegandale, who also have some strongly worded branding that is rubbing some…
Plastic Free Problems
Jul 30, 2018 • 39 min
On this episode, we share how we’ve been making changes to reduce our plastic waste and what struggles we’ve encountered as we incorporate more reusable items into our every day routines.
The Beyond Meat Burger and Being the “Perfect” Vegan
Jul 23, 2018 • 35 min
Kat and Dev from Two Market Girls discuss the mixed opinions regarding A&W’s nation-wide release of the Beyond Burger in Canada and why the pressure of being the perfect vegan is dangerous to the progress of the vegan movement.
Confessions of Two Junk Food Vegans
Jul 16, 2018 • 28 min
Veganism is not always about eating healthy. There’s plenty of vegan junk food out there and we love to indulge. Sometimes there’s guilt associated with eating unhealthy food, but we still do and we’re sharing how we maintain balance instead of ignoring…
Grocery Shopping Horrors and Hacks
Jul 9, 2018 • 37 min
When it comes to grocery shopping, we have a love/hate relationship with it. Sometimes it’s a lot of fun, other times it just brings out the worst in everyone. We share some of our tips and how to limit the bad trips.
How We Really Feel About Being Canadian
Jul 3, 2018 • 32 min
From common Canadian stereotypes to the things we’d change about our country, we talk all things Canada in honour of Canada Day.
Travel Tips for Vegans
Jun 25, 2018 • 39 min
Travelling as a vegan can be lots of fun because you get to explore all the local vegan options available in different places. But it can also be overwhelming at times! We put together some vegan travel tips to help with everything from navigating airport…
How to Survive Vegan Food Festivals
Jun 20, 2018 • 34 min
We don’t mess around at food festivals, it’s serious business. We try to experience as much new food as possible while still watching our budget and conquering the crowds. These are our pro tips!
Vegan Kitchen Essentials
Jun 11, 2018 • 38 min
Cooking and creating delicious vegan dishes becomes so much easier when you have the right tools to do it. We discuss the items every vegan kitchen needs, as well as the things that are just nice to have.
Is pie better than cake? TMG Unfiltered Q&A Edition
Jun 4, 2018 • 58 min
Are aliens vegan? Have we ever dined and dashed? What’s our favourite food to cook? Get to know us a bit better as we answer a bunch of randomly generated questions.
Food Blog Side Hustles ft. Plant Based Kristy & Love Wild Live Free
May 28, 2018 • 58 min
Vegan food bloggers Kristy LaPointe from Plant Based Kristy and Avra Epstein from Love Wild Live Free join us for an open discussion about managing a blog as a side hustle, imposter syndrome, navigating the vegan community, and the future of social media.
Fitness for Dummies
May 21, 2018 • 36 min
Some real talk about incorporating fitness into your life when you’re not a workout guru. We know it’s important to be active, but we also know it’s hard as hell to turn it into a habit, so we share our honest and simple tips for getting your butt to the…
The Struggle to Unplug and Unwind
May 14, 2018 • 35 min
Busy is a blessing, but burnout is real. Taking breaks is essential when you’ve got a lot on the go or find yourself getting too addicted to your phone and social media. We discuss how technology, culture, and personality all play a role in getting burnt…
Myths & Misconceptions: Veganism Edition
May 7, 2018 • 23 min
Whether you are a vegan, know a vegan, or have heard of veganism, you’ve probably developed some perception of what vegans are like based on things you’ve heard. Exaggerations and stereotypes are common, but how do we address those and inspire a more…
On the Road to Sustainability ft. Sustainabus
Apr 30, 2018 • 25 min
We discuss what it means to live sustainably and how to do so with Erik and Michael from Sustainabus. Together they are converting an old school bus into a completely sustainable tiny home to drive from Alaska to Argentina.
The Truth About A Vegan Social Life
Apr 23, 2018 • 27 min
Does going vegan make it harder to have a social life? Can you still have a social life at all if you go vegan? We discuss how our social lives are impacted by being vegan and how to navigate certain social situations so that you don’t have to give up…
Hacks for Developing Your Photography Style
Apr 16, 2018 • 32 min
In an Instagram world, how can you make your photos stand out? It’s simple; style. But easier said than done. We share some of our tips and what we’ve learned about photography over the years.
The Millennial Job Market
Apr 9, 2018 • 37 min
Is the gig economy a good thing? Will we ever get benefits? What skills does it really take to thrive these days? An honest and optimistic conversation on the current state of the job market and the changing employment circumstances that millennials are…
How to Not Suck at Cooking
Apr 2, 2018 • 37 min
We compare our very different perspectives and skill levels when it comes to cooking. For anyone who struggles with cooking, we share how to get past failures in the kitchen and learn to love making food.
The Chronicles of Women on YouTube
Mar 26, 2018 • 27 min
What’s it like to be a woman on YouTube? Is the future of YouTube female? As two women who run a YouTube channel and spend a fair amount of time watching YouTube, we couldn’t ignore the conversation surrounding the difference between how women are…
A Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media
Mar 19, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode of TMG Unfiltered, Kat and Dev explore the world of social media. It is an incredibly powerful and beneficial form of communication, but can also be quite dangerous. The discussion explores the positives, the negatives, the question of…
The Wonderful World of Vlogging
Mar 13, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode of TMG Unfiltered, Kat and Dev discuss their thoughts on a popular form of content on YouTube known as “Vlogs”. They share why they think it’s so popular, what makes a good vlog, and the dangers of vlogging.
Vegan FAQs
Mar 13, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode of TMG Unfiltered we discuss all the frequently asked questions vegans get when people find out they’re vegan.
How to Date a Non-Vegan
Feb 12, 2018 • 24 min
Dating can be complicated, but what about when one of you is vegan and the other isn’t? Is it a deal breaker? Can it work out? We share our experiences and tips for making it work.
Welcome to TMG Unfiltered
Jan 22, 2018 • 16 min
Allow us to introduce ourselves! We’re Kat and Dev from the vegan blog/YouTube channel ‘Two Market Girls’ and this is our podcast! We’ll be discussing life beyond the blog including social media, photography, vegan lifestyle, and much more.