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  • 00:29

    Jazzy Vegetarian, Season 2, on National Public Television!

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian celebrates the July 1, 2012 premiere of Season 2 of Jazzy Vegetarian on National Public Television! In addition, on the show today Laura shares her fabulous summer BBQ recipes that are featured on PBS food!  Season 2 features 13 half-hour episodes serving up classic, mouthwatering, family style menus for anybody looking for delicious, nutritious food. Laura Theodore, the stylish Jazzy Vegetarian, whose passion for easy and delicious vegan cooking shines in each episode, delights vegetarian and non-vegetarian health conscious people of all ages. Laura's elegance and culinary acumen are attracting public television viewers nationwide. Cooks will find the ingredients wherever they shop, and Laura’s step-by-step instructions make preparing healthy vegan food easy. From the “Rockin’ Moroccan Stew” to “Chocolate Mousse Ginger Pie,” Laura leads the viewer on a down-to-earth path to a heavenly feast. In addtion, Season 2 of Jazzy Vegetarian  features Dr. Pam Popper of Forks Over Knives. 

  • 00:32

    Jazzy Vegetarian Season 2, featuring Dr. Pam Popper

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Dr. Pam Popper to talk about her role in Season 2 of Jazzy Vegetarian on National Public Television! Season 2 features Dr. Pam Popper sharing her wisdom about many of the plant-based foods featured in the series. From  “Rockin’ Moroccan Stew” to “Chocolate Mousse Ginger Pie,” this season ROCKS! Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health, and she is the Founder and Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. Dr. Popper is the author of several books; including Solving America’s Healthcare Crisis and she has been featured in many documentaries, including the popular film, Forks Over Knives. Dr. Popper is one of the co-authors of the companion book to the film which appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.

  • 00:46

    Season Three of Jazzy Vegetarian on the Create Channel!

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian is celebrating the September 17th release of her new book Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites and the BIG, September 19th fall premiere of Jazzy Vegetarian Season 3 on the CREATE channel all across the country. Laura will welcome Dr. Pam Popper, who is featured in every episode of season three. Dr. Popper will talk about many of the fruits and veggies featured this season and we will to share a ‘sneak peek’ recipe from the series! Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health and she is the Founder and Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. Dr. Popper is the author of the popular and riveting new book Food Over Medicine. She is part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s teaching team at eCornell, teaching part of a certification course on plant-based nutrition.  Dr. Popper appears in the feature film documentary, Forks Over Knives, about diet and health and she is one of the co-authors of the companion book to the film, which appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.

  • 00:33

    Jazzy Vegetarian Season 3 with Dr. Pam Popper!

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian is celebrating the May 1 2013 launch of Season 3 of Jazzy Vegetarian on national public television. Laura welcomes Dr. Pam Popper who is featured again in each episode of the television series. Dr. Popper will talk about many of the fruits and veggies featured this season and Laura will share a ‘sneak peek’ recipe from the series! Season 3 of Jazzy Vegetarian launches nationally on May 1, 2013 via public television stations across the US (check your local listings). After two highly successful seasons, Jazzy Vegetarian returns this season to highlight delicious and easy-to-prepare plant-based recipes, inspired by classic favorite American dishes. Menus include: shish kebabs, burger and fries, spaghetti and ‘wheatballs,’ along with decadent desserts like blueberry ‘cheeze’cake and black forest pecan pie – all vegan of course!!!!  Look for the companion cookbook to this season: Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites. (You can pre-order it now!) Dr. Pam Popper who is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health, the Founder and Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. . Dr. Popper is the author of several books; including Solving America’s Healthcare Crisis and her summer 2013 release Food Over Medicine and she is a co-author of the companion book to the film Forks Over Knives which has been on the New York Times bestseller list.

  • 00:33

    The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

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    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg who are the two-time James Beard Award-winning co-authors of numerous bestselling books. We’ll hear about their latest book: THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE.


    Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg are the two-time James Beard Award-winning co-authors of numerous bestselling books, including THE FLAVOR BIBLE, WHAT TO DRINK WITH WHAT YOU EAT, CULINARY ARTISTRY, and BECOMING A CHEF.  For their latest book THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE, the married couple shook things up:  They switched to a plant-strong diet in May 2012, and Andrew took on the book's four-color photography while Karen handled the research and writing.  A graduate of Northwestern and Harvard, Karen earned a 2013 Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell in conjunction with the T. Colin Campbell Foundation.  Andrew is a former professional chef who studied with Madeleine Kamman at the School for American Chefs and cooked at top restaurants in New York City and Boston.  The couple lives in New York City, and their website is KarenAndAndrew.com.


    Signed copies of Laura's Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are now available at Jazzyvegetarian.com and SEASON FOUR of Jazzy Vegetarian continues to air every Tuesday and Thursday on the CREATE NETWORK. 

  • 00:33

    GMOs – What Are They Doing to Our Food?

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    Today award-winning television host, popular plant-based cookbook author and vegan chef Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes the internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health, Dr. Pam Popper to discuss GMOs – What Are They Doing to Our Food?


     Signed copies of Laura Theodore’s Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites, and  Jazzy Vegetarian, Lively Vegan Cuisine That’s Easy and Delicious, and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com. Jazzy Vegetarian on Public television continues to air nationally – check local listings for airings in your area.


    Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health the Founder and Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. Dr. Popper is the author of the popular and riveting new book Food Over Medicine and she part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s teaching team at eCornell. Learn more: www.wellnessforum.com

  • 00:33

    CRAVE EAT HEAL, with Ann Oliverio

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    Today award-winning television host, popular plant-based cookbook author and vegan chef Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Anunrefined Vegan, Ann Oliverio to discuss her new book - CRAVE EAT HEAL and announce the winners of our GIVEAWAY! Signed copies of Laura Theodore’s cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com. Jazzy Vegetarian on Public television continues to air nationally – check local listings for airings in your area.  


    Ann Oliverio created Unrefined Vegan.com to share her passion for eating as healthfully as possible while also eating as deliciously as possible; without the consumption or use of animal products. She lives in blissful satellite- and cable-free isolation with her husband, Kel, and their only son, Ike (part dachshund, part Labrador). Annie's first vegan cookbook, Crave Eat Heal: Plant-based, Whole Food Recipes to Satisfy Every Appetite was published in April 2015. A companion e-book, Crave.Eat.Heal.Outtakes. is also available via blurb.com and iBooks.

  • 00:33

    Celebrating Earth Day with Rebecca Gilbert Reports!

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    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Rebecca Gilbert to celebrate EARTH DAY! We’ll talk about recipes, tips and ideas for making today and every day gentler on our earth, our bodies and and our animal friends.


    Rebecca Gilbert is a former competitive figure skater whose switch to a vegan diet healed her chronic joint pain.  She is the founder of yummyplants.com and the author of It's Easy to Start Eating Vegan! Yummy Plants 101. Rebecca has been a featured speaker at Vegfest events including the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, Vegetarian Summerfest, and Paris Vegan Day.


    Signed copies of my Laura’s Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com and SEASON FOUR of Jazzy Vegetarian continues to air every Tuesday and Thursday on the CREATE NETWORK.

  • 00:47

    Jazzy Vegetarian, Marvelous Mushrooms!

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes author Ken Babal to talk about mushrooms and share great recipes. We’ll talk about his book: Mushrooms for Health and Longevity. Music today by Grégoire Maret who has emerged as a unique and compelling new voice across a wide spectrum of the modern jazz world. His chosen instrument - the harmonica and the extensive list of heavy- hitters who have enlisted him for their own projects is unparalleled: Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Cassandra Wilson, and Marcus Miller are some of his most prominent employers, none of whom have the patience to employ novelty for novelty's sake. Ken Babal is a licensed clinical nutritionist with over 25 years experience. He is a former instructor for Southern California School of Culinary Arts. Ken Babal has written over 100 articles that have appeared in many popular publications including Let's Live, Taste for Life and Doctors' Prescription for Healthy Living. He is co-author with Shari Lieberman, Ph.D. of Maitake Mushroom. Ken appears in the Discovery Health Channel documentary Alternatives Uncovered and E! TV's The High Price of Fame: Starved!. As a professional musician and drummer, Ken became interested in nutrition as a means of realizing one's optimum potential. NEWSFLASH: Season 2 of Jazzy Vegetarian launched nationally via public television stations starting July 1, 2012 (check your local listings)!

  • 00:29

    A Vegan Novel - "Off the Reservation" - with Glen Merzer

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    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Glen Merzer who is an author, playwright, and screenwriter - to discuss his recent novel, Off the Reservation - a comic narrative about a quirky vegan congressman who undertakes an unconventional quest for the presidency; actor Jason Alexander called it “as politically savvy and poetically literate a book as I have read in a long while…. a completely gorgeous and rewarding experience.” 


    Signed copies of Laura Theodore’s Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com and Jazzy Vegetarian on Public television continues to air nationally – check local listings for airings in your area.


    ABOUT GLEN MERZER:  Glen began his career in book-writing as co-author, with Howard Lyman, of Mad Cowboy (Scribner, 1998) and No More Bull! (Scribner, 2005).  Merzer is also co-author of Unprocessed (2011), by Chef AJ; Food over Medicine (BenBella Books, 2013), with Pam Popper; and Better Than Vegan (BenBella Books, 2013), with Chef Del Sroufe. Merzer has had dozens of productions of his plays staged throughout the country, including two productions that toured to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  Three of his plays have been published by Samuel French. Merzer is currently at work on a children’s book and his next novel.

  • 00:33

    Tips for Healthy Living while Traveling!

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    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes the internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health, Dr. Pam Popper to talk about Tips for Healthy Living while Traveling!


    Signed copies of Laura's Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are now available at Jazzyvegetarian.com. SEASON FOUR of Jazzy Vegetarian continues to air every Tuesday and Thursday on the CREATE NETWORK. In the New York Tri-State area, Season Four of Jazzy Vegetarian airs on WLIW–21, every Sunday at 2:30 PM!


    Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health the Founder and Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. Dr. Popper is the author of the popular and riveting new book Food Over Medicine and she part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s teaching team at eCornell. Learn more: www.wellnessforum.com