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
Italian Flair (Episode #109)
KQED Life: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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.
Festive Enchilada Bake (Episode #209)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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.
Dazzling Chocolate Desserts (Episode #108)
KQED Life: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares her luscious chocolate culinary creations. The line up includes; "Triple Chocolate Brownies," a quintessential chocolate treat, followed by "Pots de Creme" a delectable, rich tasting pudding. Scrumptious "Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins" are up next and "Chocolate Truffle Trio" rounds out this dazzling dessert line up. As a bonus, Laura shows how to craft her attractive, easy, and low cost "Eco-Friendly Chocolate Party Favors."
Breakfast Favorites (Episode #208)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares breakfast recipes, beginning with a quick and refreshing "Raspberry-Banana Green Dream Smoothie." If baked treats are more like your style, then "Apple Muffins with Pumpkin Seeds" are sure to please. Want to change your morning fare up a bit? Try delectable "Rocky Mountain Toast." An old time favorite, "Awesome Oatmeal," is cooked up jazzy style, adding classic flavor to this breakfast line up.
Meatless-Meatloaf Supper (Episode #107)
KQED Life: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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.
Pasta with Pizazz! (Episode #207)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares pasta favorites starting with easy "Peanut Noodles." Next, "Penne with Garbanzo Beans and Broccoli Rabe" prepares quickly, but is packed with zingy flavor. A surprise choice for noodles is showcased in "Pea and White Bean Puttanesca," followed by "Arugula, Artichoke, and Tomato Pasta" which features a no-cook sauce, making it a breeze to prepare for a summertime meal.
Party Portobello Dinner (Episode #106)
KQED Life: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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.
Rockin' Moroccan Stew (Episode #206)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares oven baked "Rockin' Moroccan Stew," which features a rainbow of veggies delicately infused with flavorful sweet and spice. Paired with "Quick Quinoa," it makes a hearty meal for any night of the week. Then "Fig, Kale, and Tomato Salad," brings a welcome change to everyday greens. To top off the meal, easy "Luscious Apple Tart with Blueberry Glaze" is sure to please.
Summer Eco-Picnic (Episode #105)
KQED Life: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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."