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
Festive Family Meal (Episode #303)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 26, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a celebratory family menu filled with traditional tastes. "Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage" is the superstar of this menu, served beside creamy "Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic." For the first course, "Apple, Walnut and Cinnamon Salad" makes a colorful appetizer. The classic macaroon cookie gets a jazzy makeover with "Coconut Vegaroons," a mouthwatering dessert that rounds out this festal meal.
Bbq Bash (Episode #302)
KQED Life: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares warm weather cuisine to celebrate a festive summer holiday. Colorful "Jazzy Shish Kebabs" with homemade barbeque sauce are served over "Quick Quinoa." On the side, tangy "Kale and Tomato Salad" adds a refreshing crunch, while "Chilled Choco-Peanut Butter Cups" make a refreshing and decadent dessert.
A Taste of Italy (Episode #301)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a classic Italian-American inspired menu featuring authentic tasting "Spaghetti and Wheatballs." On the side, egg-free "Caesar Salad with Cashew Parmesan" adds a timeless flair. For dessert, delicious "Pear, Apple and Walnut Crostata" finishes the meal with gusto.
Happy Holiday Meal (Episode #213)
KQED Life: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore's holiday meal features petite "Acorn Squash with Mushroom, Walnut and Celery Stuffing." On the side, sweet cinnamon and maple glazed "Yummy Yam Casserole" is topped with crunchy pecans. "Green Beans Almondine" stand in for the traditional green bean casserole. Light as air, "Holiday Sandies," are sweet and crisp cookies that make a tempting dessert for kids of all ages.
It's Soup Time! (Episode #212)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares four superstar soup recipes. We begin with "Winter Warming Soup," which makes the perfect meal on a chilly night. Next up, "Creamy Broccoli Soup" is quick to prepare with no cream required. When the temperature is rising and soup is on your mind, chilled "Green Goddess Summer Soup" fills the bill. And last up, soup with a twist: "Penne and Lettuce Soup" cooks up in under fifteen minutes.
Elegant and Easy (Episode #211)
KQED Life: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 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.
Lunch Bunch (Episode #210)
KQED Life: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares lunch, starting with simple "Four-Ingredient Leek Soup." A trio of main dish salads include: tantalizing "Avocado and Black Bean Confetti Salad," tasty "Fancy Chickpea Salad" and satisfying "Quinoa Tabbouleh," served with crusty bread on the side. We'll finish our lunch with a refreshing and elegant "Banana Raspberry Sorbet."