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
Sunday Brunch (Episode #507H)
KQED Life: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a plant-based morning meal. Featured guest: Julieanna Hever. Vegan Spinach-Tomato Omelet delivers an authentic texture and taste, enhanced with juicy tomatoes and fresh baby spinach. On the side, Spicy Baked Home Fries make the perfect complement to the meal while Breakfast Sunshine Salad will wake up taste buds. Quick Coconut-Grape Muffins feature a moist crumb and sweet surprise center.
Lunch Bunch (Episode #210)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares lunch, starting with simple "Four-Ingredient Leek Soup." A trio of main dish salads include: tantalizing "Avocado and Black Bean Confetti Salad," tasty "Fancy Chickpea Salad" and satisfying "Quinoa Tabbouleh," served with crusty bread on the side. We'll finish our lunch with a refreshing and elegant "Banana Raspberry Sorbet."
Craving for Chocolate (Episode #506H)
KQED Life: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares dairy- and egg-free chocolate desserts like amazing Sweet Cocoa Cupcakes, topped with a tempting Rich Chocolate Frosting. Quick Chocolate-Coconut Cake with Sweet Cherry Compote preps in a flash and tastes truly decadent. Four-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies make the perfect choice for an easy cookie fix.
Mediterranean Flavors (Episode #505H)
KQED Life: Thu, Feb 4, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a Mediterranean-inspired, plant-based meal with special guest Julieanna Hever. Chickpea-Tomato Salad with Tofu "Feta" is a satisfying salad served with a quick to prepare homemade, vegan "cheese." On the side, tangy Escarole with Kalamata Olives makes eating your greens a pleasure and Lots of Garlic Hummus gives this meal jazzy pizazz. For dessert a moist, delicious Vegan Lemon "Buttermilk" Cake is reminiscent of traditional Greek Lemon Cake.
Festive Enchilada Bake (Episode #209)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 3, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares "Sensational Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole," an easy to prepare, layered casserole that is bursting with flavor. "Guacamole Salsa Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips" starts the meal off with a fun flair while "Fancy Peeled Salad" adds color and crunch. "Marvelous Mango Sorbet" finishes this feast with a frosty flourish.
Easy Italian (Episode #504H)
KQED Life: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares quick and easy Italian favorites. Featured guest: Lidia Bastianich. First up, Laura's Spaghetti Sauce is a delicious, classic dish. Then a fifteen-minute Vegan-Ease Pizza takes advantage of a sandwich wrap for the crispy crust, topped by tasty toppings. Eggplant Stack-Ups feature a simple to make cashew cheese filling bathed in a tangy tomato sauce.