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
Southwestern Style Menu (Episode #104)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 31, 2015 -- 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!
Lighter Deli Delights (Episode #103)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 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!
It's Soup Time! (Episode #212)
KQED Life: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 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.
Bountiful Brunch Buffet (Episode #102)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 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!
Festive Lasagna Dinner (Episode #101)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 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.
Elegant and Easy (Episode #211)
KQED Life: Wed, Mar 18, 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.
Winter Celebration (Episode #313)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a menu to serve for a jolly seasonal soiree. This vibrant meal features sensational "Fancy Stuffed Shells" cooked with "Dad's Marinara Sauce." On the side, "Quick Spinach Salad" adds appeal to this gala menu. To finish with a flourish, decadent and rich "Black Forest Pecan Pie" with "Vanilla Creme Fresh, " pays tribute to a traditional holiday dessert.
New York, New York (Episode #312)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a Manhattan inspired meal, featuring savory "Peppers and Vegan Sausage" nestled in a sub-style bun, served up with "Deli-Style Macaroni Salad" on the side. For dessert, super rich and creamy New York style "Blueberry Cheeze-Cake" provides a Big Apple inspired dessert.
Lunch Bunch (Episode #210)
KQED Life: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 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."
Super Party Menu (Episode #311)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a crowd-pleasing menu to serve at a fun-filled gathering. Easy "Oven-Baked Two-Bean Chili" satisfies big appetites with spicy heat and hearty flavor. "Jazzy Potato Skins" are a delicious vegan version of a classic American nosh and "Sweet and Salty Snack Almonds" satisfy when munchies strike. "Mom's Turtle Cookie Squares" provide a decadent chocolaty finish to this super party line up.
Spectacular Summer Salads (Episode #310)
KQED Life: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares flavorsome salads featuring seasonal, local produce. Main dish options include, "Penne and Black Bean Salad"- a jazzy twist on a classic cold pasta dish, and colorful "Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad" highlights tempting textures. "Easy Summer Cucumber Salad" adds a crunchy sweet and sour flair to any hot weather meal, while "Quick Tomato Salad" tastes like summer in a bowl.
Festive Enchilada Bake (Episode #209)
KQED Life: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares "Sensational Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole," an easy to prepare, layered casserole that is bursting with flavor. "Guacamole Salsa Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips" starts the meal off with a fun flair while "Fancy Peeled Salad" adds color and crunch. "Marvelous Mango Sorbet" finishes this feast with a frosty flourish.
It's Tofu-Licious! (Episode #309)
KQED Life: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a meal featuring some easy and delicious tofu recipes. "Coconut Encrusted Tofu Cutlets" are served with a sweet dipping sauce. On the side, "Steamed Green Beans and Carrots with Orange Sauce" make a colorful pairing, while "Black Quinoa and Crimini Mushrooms" adds taste and texture. For dessert Almond "Creamy" Pudding uses whipped tofu to create a smooth, creamlike texture.