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
Spectacular Summer Salads (Episode #310)
KQED Life: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 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: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 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.
Wheatloaf and Potatoes (Episode #308)
KQED Life: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 -- 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: Tue, Sep 9, 2014 -- 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.
All American Meal: Burger and Fries (Episode #306)
KQED Life: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 -- 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: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 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.