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
Just Desserts (Episode #204)
KQED Life: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious sweet desserts featuring "Double-Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing," the perfect indulgence to please any chocolate fan. Then "Luscious Little Carrot Cupcakes" are a 'two-in-one' baked treat that serve as a flavorsome breakfast muffin too. "Almondy Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Chocolate Chips" are a delightfully crisp and satisfying cookie confection.
What's for Breakfast? (Episode #412H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares festive top-o-the-morning recipes. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr. and Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Pear and Apple Breakfast Pizza," the perfect dish to wake up any breakfast menu. Crunchy and sweet "Magnificent Maple Granola with Banana Whipped Topping" adds decadent flair, while "Blueberry-Zucchini Surprise Mini-Muffins" make a great start to the day.
Portable Picnic (Episode #411H)
KQED Life: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a portable picnic lunch. Special guest: Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Chickpea and Quinoa Salad in Sweet Pepper Boats." "Marinated Asparagus Salad" adds zing to this traveling menu. For dessert, festive "Date-Nut Lollipops" add a pop of fun and flavor, while homemade 'Ginger Iced Tea" rounds out the meal with frosty freshness.
Easy Paella Dinner (Episode #203)
KQED Life: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares "Easy Vegan Paella," a Spanish inspired rice-dish combined with a variety of jazzy vegetables like onions, peas, artichoke hearts and tomatoes. A festive array of "Tasty Tapas" starts the meal with pizazz. For dessert, Laura bakes moist "Pineapple-Pecan Cake," made with sweet fresh pineapple and crunchy pecans.
Bake It Vegan Cooking (Episode #410H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares yummy vegan baked goods recipes. Special guests: Dr. Pam Popper and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Featuring classic vegan "German Chocolate Cake" topped with coconut and pecan icing. Party perfect "Zucchini-Orange Cupcakes with Vegan Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting" are moist and delicious. "Cinnamon-Maple Mini-Muffins" pair well with any meal and at snack time, too!
Fabulous Fall Fare (Episode #409)
KQED Life: Thu, Jan 15, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a bountiful autumn meal. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Featuring produce from the local farm market, this colorful menu includes hearty "Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Celery Chowder," filling "Butternut Squash with Apples and Cranberries," and flavorful "Kale with Creamy Walnut Sauce."
5-Ingredients Or Less (Episode #202)
KQED Life: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares quick recipes that require only 5-ingredients or less! "Easy Black Bean Casserole" is served with a crunchy and sweet "Carrot and Maple-Walnut Salad." For starters, tantalizing "Tortilla Oven 'Fried' Mushrooms" take the stage. Need a quick dessert or snack? "No-Cook Peanut Butter Cookies" fill the bill for a sweet and crunchy bite!
Seitan Picatta Supper (Episode #408)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a satisfying company meal. Special guests: Dr. Pam Popper and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Menu features savory "Seitan Picatta," a vegan take on the traditional dish, served over "Brown Basmati Rice." On the side, "Petite Peas and Parsnips" add color and taste. For dessert, creamy and delicious "Vanilla, Maple and Cinnamon Tofu Pudding" whips up in just five minutes.
Easy Summer Luncheon (Episode #407)
KQED Life: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a lovely luncheon meal for her girlfriends. Special guest: Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Mock Tuna Open-Face Sandwiches" garnished with cherry tomatoes and sprouts. On the side, "Spinach and Apple Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing" blends baby spinach and crisp apples, while mouthwatering "Strawberry Tartlets" make the ideal warm weather dessert. To wet your whistle, "Maple-Mint Lemonade."
Nuts About Nut Loaf (Episode #201)
KQED Life: Wed, Jan 7, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful dinner that features hearty "Cashew and Quinoa Loaf," paired with savory "Paprika and Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes." On the side, mouth watering "Asparagus with Vegan 'Hollandaise' sauce." Quick to prepare "Flourless Oatmeal Lace Cookies" make a crisp and delicious dessert.
South of the Border (Episode #406)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a fiesta menu. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr., Dr. Pam Popper and Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Easy Burrito Bake," the perfect recipe for a casual weeknight supper. On the side, "Lively Lime Tortilla Chips" provide crunch and jazzy pizazz. For a sweet note, "Chocolate Rice Pudding" makes a satisfying and healthy dessert treat to round out this colorful menu.
Cookie Monster (Episode #405)
KQED Life: Thu, Jan 1, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a fun and festive array of cookies. Special guests: Jim Brickman and Chef Del Sroufe. "Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies" are packed with an irresistible nutty flavor and delectable jelly filling. Classic "Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies" satisfy sweet cravings with a healthy twist. Easy and festive "Cherry-Chocolate Taco Cookies" feature gooey chocolate and plump cherries.