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
Giving Thanks (Episode #413)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a meat-free, vegan celebratory dinner menu. Special guest: Jim Brickman. The star of this traditionally inspired fare is delectable "Holiday Stuffing Casserole" served with "Festive Kale Salad." "Maple Baked Acorn Squash" adds a touch of sweet to this festive meal and "Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust" is a classic dessert with a jazzy twist.
What's for Breakfast? (Episode #412)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 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 #411)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 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.
Bake It Vegan Cooking (Episode #410)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 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."