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
Pizza with a Twist! (Episode #401)
KQED Life: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares variations on pizza. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr. and Dr. Pam Popper. Perfect for a casual party, "Polenta Pizza" features a gluten-free crust topped with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, artichoke hearts and classic Italian seasonings. Tantalizing "Tortilla Salad Pizza" boasts a crispy crust, lively greens and "Vegan Almond Parmesan." Part pizza, part tart, "Jazzy Pizza Tart" is topped with roasted veggies and baked to perfection.
Artful Artichokes (Episode #111)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 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.
Winter Celebration (Episode #313)
KQED Life: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a menu to serve for a jolly seasonal soiree. This vibrant meal features sensational "Fancy Stuffed Shells" cooked with "Dad's Marinara Sauce." On the side, "Quick Spinach Salad" adds appeal to this gala menu. To finish with a flourish, decadent and rich "Black Forest Pecan Pie" with "Vanilla Creme Fresh, " pays tribute to a traditional holiday dessert.
New York, New York (Episode #312)
KQED Life: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a Manhattan inspired meal, featuring savory "Peppers and Vegan Sausage" nestled in a sub-style bun, served up with "Deli-Style Macaroni Salad" on the side. For dessert, super rich and creamy New York style "Blueberry Cheeze-Cake" provides a Big Apple inspired dessert.
Farm Market Fresh (Episode #110)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 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.
Super Party Menu (Episode #311)
KQED Life: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 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.
Spectacular Summer Salads (Episode #310)
KQED Life: Thu, Dec 4, 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.
Italian Flair (Episode #109)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 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.
It's Tofu-Licious! (Episode #309)
KQED Life: Tue, Dec 2, 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.