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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. 

  • 00:33

    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. 

  • 00:46

    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.

  • 00:47

    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)!

  • 00:33

    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

  • 00:32

    Jazzy Vegetarian Talks Music and Food!

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes  singer-songwriter and vegetarian Laura Cheadle to chat about her music and fabulous recipes! Is Laura Cheadle a New Jersey native, who already has four successful albums out, including a Christmas Album. Laura has opened for The Jonas Brothers, Spin Doctors, Garland Jeffreys, John Oates/Hall and Oates, and Average White Band amoung others. Cheadle has been featured on ABC “TUNED IN" segment and NBC 10. Her music has been featured on the Hit Radio Station 93.7 voted Laura "Best Female Singer of 2009" and "Best Female Artist of 2010." Because of her active charity work, Laura was named a "Super Woman of South Jersey" in South Jersey Magazine. Laura recently appeared and performed on the NBC 10! Be sure to catch Jazzy Vegetarian on Television!

  • 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

    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.

  • 00:29

    Jazzy Vegetarian Vegan Travel Tips!

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Lisette Oropesa to hear great music and chat about eating vegan “on the road.” Laura will share her Jazzy Tips for snacks and meals that travel well! Soprano Lisette Oropesa has been hailed by The New York Times as an artist with a “magnetic” stage presence, and an “attractively silky, and flexible timbre.” The 2011-12 season sees her debut with the San Francisco Opera as Romilda in Xerxes, followed by Miranda in the new Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island with the Metropolitan Opera (conducted by William Christie), Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Pittsburgh Opera and Ismene in a revival of Mitridate, rè di Ponto with the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich. In concert, Ms . Oropesa appeared in Messiah (Part I) with the New Choral Society, made a notable debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Carmina Burana conducted by Riccardo Muti, and presented a duo recital with baritone Brian Mulligan for the George London Foundation at the Morgan Library. In the summer she will perform Schubert’s Der Hirt auf dem Felsen with the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center. Be sure to catch Jazzy Vegetarian on Television too!! 

  • 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.

  • 00:31

    Jazzy Vegetarian: Plant-Based Cooking

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    Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Jennifer Suhr, to talk about some tips for adding more plant-based meals into your weekly menu plan. Jennifer Suhr, RN, BSN, MBA has a passion for good food and good health. She became vegetarian 16 years ago and began researching the benefits of a vegetarian diet, and the correlation between peoples’ eating habits, environments, and disease. Pursuing a career in health, she attended nursing school and worked in a large metro hospital but soon realized that conventional medicine was not the right fit. She believed in a natural holistic approach to health and wellness.
    Jennifer and her husband had two daughters who were born blind because of a rare genetic disorder. She resigned from her job at the hospital and looked for a way to uplift humanity’s consciousness of health from home where she could care for her children at the same time. In 2011, she created HappyHealthyVegetarian.com, a vegetarian meal planning website to educate, inspire, and ease the burden of meal planning for vegetarians. NEWSFLASH: Season 2 of Jazzy Vegetarian launches nationally via public television stations starting July 1, 2012 (check your local listings) and features 13 half-hour episodes serving up mouthwatering, vegan menus for anybody looking for delicious, nutritious food. Each show features Dr. Pam Popper of Forks Over Knives! From  “Rockin’ Moroccan Stew” to “Chocolate Mousse Ginger Pie,” this season ROCKS!