My Goal: - Making the World a Better Place, ONE RECIPE at a Time!
Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, is a vegan chef, award-winning television personality, radio host, award-winning jazz singer and actor, sustainable lifestyle blogger, and cookbook author. She is the proud creator of “Jazzy Vegetarian" and author of "Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites" and "Jazzy Vegetarian: Lively Vegan Cuisine That's Easy and Delicious."
Ms. Theodore is creator and host of the 2014 Taste Award Winning "Jazzy Vegetarian" television cooking show on national public television and she is host of the weekly "Jazzy Vegetarian Radio" podcast on Blogtalkradio. Laura began eating “green” over 25 years ago when vegetarian recipes were hard to find, so she began creating her own. Her philosophy is to bring us delicious and vegan healthy recipes with a touch of her vibrant personality on the side. Laura began her personal journey into the world of vegetarian cooking when she started working with Marcy Baskin, author of “Hingham Grain and Spice Cookbook.” In New York, Laura counseled with nutritionist and life extension specialist, Oz Garcia. She became intrigued with developing accessible recipes based on a diet that included more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and non-animal proteins.
Ms. Theodore has made guest appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, USA, Public Television, and America’s Talking Network. She has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, People, JazzTimes, Variety, Dallas Morning News, and Time Magazine, among others. As a jazz singer and songwriter, she has recorded six solo CDs, including her award winning disc, “Tonight's the Night.” She has toured throughout the country, performing at numerous major events, such as Night of 100 Stars, Fire & Ice Ball, and The American Film Awards.