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
Super Party Menu (Episode #311)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 26, 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.
Company Is Coming (Episode #112)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 25, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful menu that is perfect to serve to guests. "Fancy Stuffed Peppers," is a delicious, lighter version of a classic recipe. "Velvety Carrot Soup," tastes rich and creamy without the use of any dairy products and "Sweet and Savory Kale" makes a crowd-pleasing side dish. "Chocolate Ganache Pudding" finishes the meal with a flourish. Here's an eco-chic meal to serve at any dinner party or festive family meal.
Spectacular Summer Salads (Episode #310)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 24, 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.
It's Tofu-Licious! (Episode #309)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 19, 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.
Artful Artichokes (Episode #111)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 18, 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.
Wheatloaf and Potatoes (Episode #308)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 17, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a favorite family supper with a twist. Meat-free "Savory Seitan Loaf with Tomato-Mushroom Gravy" satisfies big appetites paired with appetizing "Twice Baked Potatoes." Maple sugar adds a welcome pop of flavor to "Broccoli with Sweet Tamari-Onion Sauce," while creamy "Dreamy Banana Pie" rounds out this appealing menu.
Cauliflower Gets Respect (Episode #307)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 12, 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.
Farm Market Fresh (Episode #110)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 11, 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.
All American Meal: Burger and Fries (Episode #306)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 10, 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.
Good Morning Fiesta (Episode #305)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 5, 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.
Italian Flair (Episode #109)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 4, 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.
Sweets for the Sweet (Episode #304)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares jazzed up versions of favorite culinary confections. "Peanut Butter Mousse Tartlets" head this line up of scrumptious sugary confections and easy "Chocolate Candy Clusters" please even the most devoted candy lover. A surprise twist on the classic "Apple Turnover" provides added sweet culinary bliss to this trio of sweet treats.