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
All American Meal: Burger and Fries (Episode #306)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 20, 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.
Meatless-Meatloaf Supper (Episode #107)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 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.
Good Morning Fiesta (Episode #305)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 18, 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.
Sweets for the Sweet (Episode #304)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 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.
Party Portobello Dinner (Episode #106)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 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.
Festive Family Meal (Episode #303)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 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.
Bbq Bash (Episode #302)
KQED Life: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 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.
Summer Eco-Picnic (Episode #105)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 -- 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."
A Taste of Italy (Episode #301)
KQED Life: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 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.