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
Dazzling Chocolate Desserts (Episode #108)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 27, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares her luscious chocolate culinary creations. The line up includes; "Triple Chocolate Brownies," a quintessential chocolate treat, followed by "Pots de Creme" a delectable, rich tasting pudding. Scrumptious "Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins" are up next and "Chocolate Truffle Trio" rounds out this dazzling dessert line up. As a bonus, Laura shows how to craft her attractive, easy, and low cost "Eco-Friendly Chocolate Party Favors."
Just Desserts (Episode #204)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 25, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious sweet desserts featuring "Double-Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing," the perfect indulgence to please any chocolate fan. Then "Luscious Little Carrot Cupcakes" are a 'two-in-one' baked treat that serve as a flavorsome breakfast muffin too. "Almondy Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Chocolate Chips" are a delightfully crisp and satisfying cookie confection.
Meatless-Meatloaf Supper (Episode #107)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares her vegetarian version of traditional meatloaf and mashed potatoes. She begins with "Wonderful Walnut Mushroom Loaf," which is reminiscent of the classic meat version. Low calorie, "Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower;" taste like creamy mashed spuds without the cream! "Sesame Green Beans" round out the menu. Here's a meal you'll be confident to serve to everyone you are cooking for.
Easy Paella Dinner (Episode #203)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 18, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares "Easy Vegan Paella," a Spanish inspired rice-dish combined with a variety of jazzy vegetables like onions, peas, artichoke hearts and tomatoes. A festive array of "Tasty Tapas" starts the meal with pizazz. For dessert, Laura bakes moist "Pineapple-Pecan Cake," made with sweet fresh pineapple and crunchy pecans.
Party Portobello Dinner (Episode #106)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 13, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares her perfect party menu. Featuring a meaty texture and mouth-watering taste, "Crispy Portobello Steaks" are encrusted in a savory crunchy coating and cradled in a cloud of delicious "Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes." Delicate spears of "Roast Asparagus with Baked Garlic and Baby Tomatoes" are served on the side. Luscious "Raspberry Parfaits" top off this satisfying soiree menu.
5-Ingredients Or Less (Episode #202)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares quick recipes that require only 5-ingredients or less! "Easy Black Bean Casserole" is served with a crunchy and sweet "Carrot and Maple-Walnut Salad." For starters, tantalizing "Tortilla Oven 'Fried' Mushrooms" take the stage. Need a quick dessert or snack? "No-Cook Peanut Butter Cookies" fill the bill for a sweet and crunchy bite!
Summer Eco-Picnic (Episode #105)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 6, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
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."
Nuts About Nut Loaf (Episode #201)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 4, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful dinner that features hearty "Cashew and Quinoa Loaf," paired with savory "Paprika and Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes." On the side, mouth watering "Asparagus with Vegan 'Hollandaise' sauce." Quick to prepare "Flourless Oatmeal Lace Cookies" make a crisp and delicious dessert.