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
Fabulous Fall Fare (Episode #409)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 30, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a bountiful autumn meal. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Featuring produce from the local farm market, this colorful menu includes hearty "Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Celery Chowder," filling "Butternut Squash with Apples and Cranberries," and flavorful "Kale with Creamy Walnut Sauce."
Southwestern Style Menu (Episode #104)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 29, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares Southwestern style recipes that are bursting with festive flavor. First up, "Five-Ingredient Guacamole" whips up in 5-minutes. "Jazzy Black Bean Chili" makes a great party dish or mid-week meal, paired with hearty "Double-Corn Cornbread." Even the kids will love "Nutritious Nachos," fun fare that prepares in under twenty minutes. "Sweet and Spicy Chocolate Mousse" offers a rich and satisfying dessert with just a little bit of heat!
Seitan Picatta Supper (Episode #408)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 28, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a satisfying company meal. Special guests: Dr. Pam Popper and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Menu features savory "Seitan Picatta," a vegan take on the traditional dish, served over "Brown Basmati Rice." On the side, "Petite Peas and Parsnips" add color and taste. For dessert, creamy and delicious "Vanilla, Maple and Cinnamon Tofu Pudding" whips up in just five minutes.
Easy Summer Luncheon (Episode #407)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a lovely luncheon meal for her girlfriends. Special guest: Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Mock Tuna Open-Face Sandwiches" garnished with cherry tomatoes and sprouts. On the side, "Spinach and Apple Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing" blends baby spinach and crisp apples, while mouthwatering "Strawberry Tartlets" make the ideal warm weather dessert. To wet your whistle, "Maple-Mint Lemonade."
Lighter Deli Delights (Episode #103)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious lighter versions of traditional deli favorites such as; "Eggless Egg Salad" and grilled "Rueben Sandwiches," paired with "Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries." Quick and easy, "Jazzy Vegetarian Not Liver" tastes just like the real thing. "Upside Down Apple Cake" is a rich and authentic tasting classic dessert that makes a delicious finish to a delightful, homemade, deli-style meal!
South of the Border (Episode #406)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a fiesta menu. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr., Dr. Pam Popper and Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Easy Burrito Bake," the perfect recipe for a casual weeknight supper. On the side, "Lively Lime Tortilla Chips" provide crunch and jazzy pizazz. For a sweet note, "Chocolate Rice Pudding" makes a satisfying and healthy dessert treat to round out this colorful menu.
Cookie Monster (Episode #405)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a fun and festive array of cookies. Special guests: Jim Brickman and Chef Del Sroufe. "Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies" are packed with an irresistible nutty flavor and delectable jelly filling. Classic "Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies" satisfy sweet cravings with a healthy twist. Easy and festive "Cherry-Chocolate Taco Cookies" feature gooey chocolate and plump cherries.
Bountiful Brunch Buffet (Episode #102)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares her healthy, delicious, and budget friendly brunch. "Blueberry Mini Biscuits," are served along side authentic tasting "No Egg Scramble." Crispy "Cashew French Toast" served with warmed organic maple syrup is next up on the menu. Simple side dishes include "Tomato Basil Pinwheel" and "Fancy Fruit Salad." Perfect to serve as a mid-day family meal or festive get-together. When it's not breakfast and it's not lunch...it's brunch!
Spanish Style (Episode #404)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a Spanish-inspired supper menu. Special guest: Dr. Pam Popper. "Quinoa and Butternut Squash Paella" highlights quinoa, which stands in for the traditional rice, while butternut squash adds welcome texture and taste. First course features "Avocado-Tofu Salad" with "Lively Lemon Dressing." For dessert, elegant "Baked Apples in Parchment" provide a delicious finish to this satisfying menu.
Be My Valentine (Episode #403)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a festive Valentine's supper menu. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Red Pepper Boats" with rice, mushroom and caper stuffing, served with "Leeks with Raisins." For the first course, "Best Butternut Bisque" presents a smooth texture and rich flavor. Decadent "Raspberry Fudge Truffles" make a mouthwatering dessert.
Festive Lasagna Dinner (Episode #101)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore, prepares her "Festive Zucchini Lasagna," a delicious dish with a healthy twist. The meal starts with a simple to make, but fancy to serve, "Quick Carrot and Orzo Soup." "Raspberry Maple Tofu Whip with Fresh Berries" finishes this meal with a flourish. This tasty menu is all vegetarian and perfect to serve at any festive family occasion.
Breezy Brunch (Episode #402)
KQED Life: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful mid-day meal. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Menu features a gluten-free, vegan "Zucchini Summer Quiche," crunchy "Jicama and Spinach Salad" and "Cranberry-Pecan Quick Biscuits." "Chilled Avocado Soup" adds a refreshing touch to this warm weather menu.
Pizza with a Twist! (Episode #401)
KQED Life: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares variations on pizza. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr. and Dr. Pam Popper. Perfect for a casual party, "Polenta Pizza" features a gluten-free crust topped with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, artichoke hearts and classic Italian seasonings. Tantalizing "Tortilla Salad Pizza" boasts a crispy crust, lively greens and "Vegan Almond Parmesan." Part pizza, part tart, "Jazzy Pizza Tart" is topped with roasted veggies and baked to perfection.