The Jazzy Vegetarian
This series speaks to health conscious people of all ages, focusing on nutritious, delicious, and easy-to-prepare food and eco-lifestyle tips to help people live a more balanced and sustainable lifestyle. It reaches out to mainstream Americans, dedicated vegans, and non-vegetarians alike who are on the path to wellness and health through earth friendly and compassionate food choices.
The Jazzy Vegetarian Previous Broadcasts
Ready, Set, Risotto! (Episode #512H)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a vegan version of classic risotto. This hearty menu highlights Mushroom and Summer Squash Risotto, an easy dish to prepare for a weeknight meal. On the side, festive Tomato, Chickpea and Red Pepper Salad provides a pop of color. For dessert, Vegan Blueberry Cheeze-Cake Squares feature a tasty fruit and nut crust, topped with a creamy filling and fresh blueberries.
Summer Eco-Picnic (Episode #105)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore shares tasty recipes and tips for serving earth-friendly outdoor summer meals. Highlights include "Cool Cucumber Soup" served in edible bread bowls and "Sunflower Avocado Rolls," make perfect portable sandwiches. Next up, no picnic would be complete without "Country Style Red Potato Salad." "Peanut Butter Fudge" makes a rich but refreshing picnic dessert. Eco-tips include; "How to Pack an Earth-Friendly Picnic Basket."
Elegant and Easy (Episode #211)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore, prepares her elegant and easy party menu featuring "Savory Mushroom Stroganoff" served over delicate rotini pasta. On the side, simple "Broccoli with Lemon Sauce" compliments beautifully. "Walnut, Beet, and Tofu Salad' starts off the meal with flair. To finish with a flourish, sinfully delicious "Chocolate Mousse Ginger Pie" whips up in a flash.
Mexican-Style Menu (Episode #511H)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a festive menu with a special guest, plant-based dietitian, Julieanna Hever. The feature of this menu is a spicy Vegetable Quesadilla Bake, a layered tortilla dish that preps in a flash. On the side, Guacamole Taco Salad Bowls feature crispy tortilla bowls filled with a peppery avocado salad, while Five Ingredient Rice Pudding with Cinnamon Spiced Vegan Dessert Cream provides an awesome finish to this lively meal.