Laura Theodore

Jazzy Vegetarian, Season Five!


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New Set, New Guests and QUICK and EASY recipes! 

Busy home cooks, rejoice: Jazzy Vegetarian is back for a fifth season full of quick and easy meals. From Sunday Brunch, to a Garden-Fresh Dinner, to a Chocolate Extravaganza, “Taste” award-winning host Laura Theodore—with help from celebrity guests like Lidia Bastianich and Rickey Medlocke—shows viewers how to cook healthy, delicious vegan food for family and friends!(Scroll down this page to see this month's schedule!)

Fans of this highly successful series may notice a few changes this season, starting with the kitchen. Jazzy Vegetarian has a brand new set to work with, a Wolf and Sub-Zero Showroom with plenty of space to cook festive, tasty meals. Some new celebrity guests join Laura Theodore as well: Viewers can look forward to visits from Lidia Bastianich of Lidia’s Kitchen and Eataly; Rickey Medlocke, lead guitarist of the legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd; Julieanna Hever, the Plant-Based Dietitian and Victoria Moran, author of Main Street Vegan. This season really ROCKS!

"In the kitchen with Julieanna Hever, The Plant-Based Dietitian"

"Laura cooks up a meal in SEASON FIVE with Lynyrd Skynyrd lead guitarist, Rickey Medlocke"


In 13 new episodes, Laura creates great-tasting entrées like the Hungry Guy Burger with Baked Steak Fries, Roasted Cauliflower Cutlets with Lemon-Caper Sauce and Eggplant Stack-UpsCrowd-pleasing party foods includeChickpea Feta Salad, Tasty Taco Bowls, Butternut Squash Soup with Cashew Cream and Vegan Ease Pizza. And when it’s time for dessert, Laura has plenty of tasty treats to choose from, like Chocolate Party Parfaits, Sweet Cocoa Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting and Strawberry Mountain Pie.

Winner of the 2015 TASTE AWARD --- "Best Health and Fitness Program (Food and Diet)"

In Season Five, Laura visits Lidia Bastianich at Eataly!

SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Jazzy Vegetarian air nationally via public television stations. (Check your local listings). Hosted by Laura Theodore, the series shows viewers step-by-step, how to make healthy, earth-friendly dishes using no dairy, meat, eggs or animal products. It's entirely vegan! 
“Jazzy Vegetarian brings vegan comfort food mainstream in a very accessible way,” says vegan actor Emily Deschanel, star of Fox TV’s hit show Bones. “Who doesn't love comfort food? Dishes always taste even better when they are cruelty free!” 

SEASON THREE and FOUR feature multi-platinum seller, Emmy and Grammy nominated, Michael Feinstein, six-time Grammy nominee saxophonist Paul Winter, Grammy Nominated pianist, Jim Brickman, actor, director and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr.; New York Times bestselling author Chef Del Sroufe;nutritional expert Dr. Pam Popper; nutrition research leader and co-author of the bestselling book The China StudyT. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.; and actress and environmentalist Rachelle Carson-Begley.


In each half-hour episode, Laura highlights her delicious and easy-to-prepare plant-based recipes, inspired by classic favorite American family dishes featuring her signature style of creating innovative, yet familiar, vegan recipes everyone will love. Menus include: shish kebabs, burger and fries, spaghetti and ‘wheatballs,’ lasagna, meatless loaf and mashed potatoes, along with decadent desserts like blueberry ‘cheeze’cake, double chocolate cake and black forest pecan pie! Read More Here


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