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
South of the Border (Episode #406)
KQED Life: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 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.
Cauliflower Gets Respect (Episode #307)
KQED Life: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares creative and tasty ways to serve cauliflower. The cruciferous wonder stands front and center in satisfying "Cauliflower Steaks with Sweet Pepper Sauce," then plays the part of cream in "Creamy Cauliflower Soup." Slow baking in the oven brings out sweet flavors in "Paprika Roasted Cauliflower," the perfect side dish for any meal.
Cookie Monster (Episode #405)
KQED Life: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 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.
Spanish Style (Episode #404)
KQED Life: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 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.
All American Meal: Burger and Fries (Episode #306)
KQED Life: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares the quintessential American meal featuring meaty tasting "Mushroom-Nut Burgers" paired with delicious "Confetti Oven Fries." "Jazzy Coleslaw" adds color and crunch, while "Banana Milk-less Shake" adds a sweet and creamy touch of classic taste.
Be My Valentine (Episode #403)
KQED Life: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 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.
Breezy Brunch (Episode #402)
KQED Life: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 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.
Good Morning Fiesta (Episode #305)
KQED Life: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a zesty breakfast menu featuring "Tofu Ranchero," a slightly spicy dish served with fresh tomato sauce. For a baked treat, "Cornbread and Sweet Pepper Mini-Muffins" wakes up sleepy taste buds, while "Pineapple, Banana and Strawberry Smoothie" presents a frosty and fruity beverage to get the morning started on an energizing note.
Pizza with a Twist! (Episode #401)
KQED Life: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 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.