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.
Jazzy Vegetarian Previous Broadcasts
Festive Lasagna Dinner (Episode #101)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore, prepares her "Festive Zucchini Lasagna," a delicious dish with a healthy twist. The meal starts with a simple to make, but fancy to serve, "Quick Carrot and Orzo Soup." "Raspberry Maple Tofu Whip with Fresh Berries" finishes this meal with a flourish. This tasty menu is all vegetarian and perfect to serve at any festive family occasion.
30-Minute Vegetarian (Episode #113)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a quick, "good-for-you meal," in under 30-minutes. The menu features tangy "Pasta with Broccoli and Sun Dried Tomatoes," "Warm Bakery Bread with Herbed Dipping Oil," and "Avocado Cashew Salad." Laura even includes a refreshing dessert; "Frozen Banana Creamy with Cocoa Dust." When healthy is on your mind but you are rushed for time, today's menu offers an ideal solution.
Neighborly Supper (Episode #205)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a casual meal featuring delectable "Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms." "Roasted Butternut Squash with Garlic" is served on the side, along with mouthwatering "Spinach with Garbanzo Beans and Caramelized Onion." Scrumptious "Light and Lovely Lemon Cake" rounds out this simple supper menu.
Company Is Coming (Episode #112)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful menu that is perfect to serve to guests. "Fancy Stuffed Peppers," is a delicious, lighter version of a classic recipe. "Velvety Carrot Soup," tastes rich and creamy without the use of any dairy products and "Sweet and Savory Kale" makes a crowd-pleasing side dish. "Chocolate Ganache Pudding" finishes the meal with a flourish. Here's an eco-chic meal to serve at any dinner party or festive family meal.
It's Soup Time! (Episode #212)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore prepares four superstar soup recipes. We begin with "Winter Warming Soup," which makes the perfect meal on a chilly night. Next up, "Creamy Broccoli Soup" is quick to prepare with no cream required. When the temperature is rising and soup is on your mind, chilled "Green Goddess Summer Soup" fills the bill. And last up, soup with a twist: "Penne and Lettuce Soup" cooks up in under fifteen minutes.
Artful Artichokes (Episode #111)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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.
Elegant and Easy (Episode #211)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
Host Laura Theodore, prepares her elegant and easy party menu featuring "Savory Mushroom Stroganoff" served over delicate rotini pasta. On the side, simple "Broccoli with Lemon Sauce" compliments beautifully. "Walnut, Beet, and Tofu Salad' starts off the meal with flair. To finish with a flourish, sinfully delicious "Chocolate Mousse Ginger Pie" whips up in a flash.
Farm Market Fresh (Episode #110)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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.
Lunch Bunch (Episode #210)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
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."