Jazzy Vegetarian (2011– )
1 Sep. 2014Pizza with a Twist!
Host Laura Theodore prepares variations on pizza. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr. and Dr. Pam Popper. Perfect for a casual party, "Polenta Pizza" features a gluten-free crust topped with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, artichoke hearts and classic Italian seasonings. Tantalizing "Tortilla Salad Pizza" boasts a crispy crust, lively greens and "Vegan Almond Parmesan." Part pizza, part tart, "Jazzy Pizza Tart" is topped with roasted veggies and baked to perfection.
8 Sep. 2014Breezy Brunch
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful mid-day meal. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Menu features a gluten-free, vegan "Zucchini Summer Quiche," crunchy "Jicama and Spinach Salad" and "Cranberry-Pecan Quick Biscuits." "Chilled Avocado Soup" adds a refreshing touch to this warm weather menu.
15 Sep. 2014Be My Valentine
Host Laura Theodore prepares a festive Valentine's supper menu. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Chef Del Sroufe. Menu features "Red Pepper Boats" with rice, mushroom and caper stuffing, served with "Leeks with Raisins." For the first course, "Creamy Butternut Bisque" presents a smooth texture and rich flavor. Decadent "Raspberry Fudge Truffles" make a mouthwatering dessert.
22 Sep. 2014Spanish Style
Host Laura Theodore prepares a Spanish-inspired supper menu. Special guest: Dr. Pam Popper. "Quinoa and Butternut Squash Paella" highlights quinoa, which stands in for the traditional rice, while butternut squash adds welcome texture and taste. First course features "Avocado-Tofu Salad" with "Lively Lemon Dressing." For dessert, elegant "Baked Apples in Parchment" provide a delicious finish to this satisfying menu.
29 Sep. 2014Cookie Monster
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.
6 Oct. 2014South of the Border
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.
13 Oct. 2014Easy Summer Luncheon
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."
20 Oct. 2014Seitan Piccata Supper
Host Laura Theodore prepares a satisfying company meal. Special guests: Dr. Pam Popper and Rachelle Carson-Begley. Menu features savory "Seitan Piccata," 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.
27 Oct. 2014Fabulous Fall Fare
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."
3 Nov. 2014Bake It Vegan
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!
10 Nov. 2014Portable Picnic
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.
17 Nov. 2014What's for Breakfast?
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.
24 Nov. 2014Giving Thanks
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.