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
Artful Artichokes (Episode #111)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares tempting dishes featuring artichokes. Recipes include; "Easy Artichokes with Lemon Dipping Sauce," "Baked Artichokes with Savory Walnut Stuffing," and "Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes." "Chilled Artichokes with Dill Sauce" or "Caramelized Balsamic Artichokes" both make an elegant side dish for any special meal. You'll impress your friends and family with new found confidence when serving this golden goddess of the vegetable world.
Festive Family Meal (Episode #303)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 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.
Farm Market Fresh (Episode #110)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares recipes that are bursting with "just picked" flavor. She begins with refreshing "Garden Vegetable Basil Gazpacho" a chilled delight on a hot summer night. Next up, fresh from the farm ingredients inspire tempting "Zucchini Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato Salsa" and zesty "Arugula and Walnut Pesto Pasta" Apples stand front and center in "Autumn Apple Crisp." Inspired by the fresh flavors of summer, you'll easily create culinary delights in your own kitchen.
Italian Flair (Episode #109)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 16, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delicious and hearty Italian-style meal. The menu features "Quick Lasagna Rolls" and savory side dishes such as: "Basil Roasted Peppers" and "Broccoli Rabe with Garlic." Next up, a favorite dish with kids of all ages is "Grandmas' Garlic Bread." "Balsamic Strawberry Delight," finishes the meal with an Italian-inspired flourish.
Bbq Bash (Episode #302)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 -- 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.
Dazzling Chocolate Desserts (Episode #108)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 14, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
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."
Meatless-Meatloaf Supper (Episode #107)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 9, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
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.
A Taste of Italy (Episode #301)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 8, 2015 -- 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.
Party Portobello Dinner (Episode #106)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 7, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
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.
Summer Eco-Picnic (Episode #105)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 2, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
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."
Happy Holiday Meal (Episode #213)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 1, 2015 -- 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.