About Laura Theodore
Laura Theodore is a TASTE award-winning recognized public television personality, vegan chef, radio host, cookbook author, and award-wining recording artist. Ms. Laura is the on-camera host of the highly successful, Jazzy Vegetarian vegan cooking series on public television, and she hosts the popular plant-based podcast radio show, Jazzy Vegetarian Radio.
Ms. Theodore is author of Laura Theodore's Vegan-Ease: An Easy Guide to Enjoying a Plant-Based Diet, along with two previous cookbooks: Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites and Jazzy Vegetarian: Lively Vegan Cuisine Made Easy and Delicious. Laura is featured in the new, groundbreaking documentary film, Food Choices, and she was featured on The Talk on CBS, Insider/Entertainment Tonight (HBO Red Carpet), News 4-NBC, Fox News 8, The Better Show and the WCBS Health & Wellbeing Report. Ms. Theodore writes for Mother Earth Living and she has been featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News, VegNews, Family Circle, Readers Digest, PBS Food, Naked Food, and Healthy Aging, among other highly respected news, food and lifestyle-related journals.
Laura’s popular PBS show, Jazzy Vegetarian, was recently awarded a 2015 TASTE Award for Best Health and Fitness Program (Food and Diet), and in September 2015, Laura Theodore / Jazzy Vegetarian was inducted into the 2015 TASTE Hall of Fame. In 2014, Laura was honored with a “Special Achievement Taste-Award” along with the likes of Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse; she has also been recognized by VegNews magazine with a “Totally Tubular Veggie Award.”
A critically acclaimed jazz singer and songwriter, Laura has recorded six solo CDs, including Tonight's the Night, which received a “Musician Magazine Award.” Her CD release with the late, great Joe Beck entitled Golden Earrings, was selected to appear on the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards list in the category of “Best Jazz Vocal Album.” On the acting side of things, Laura has appeared in over sixty plays and musicals, including two years in the Off Broadway hit show Beehive, earning her a coveted “Backstage Bistro Award.” She was honored with the Denver Critics Drama Circle Award as “Best Actress in a Musical” for her starring role as Janis Joplin in the world premiere production of Love, Janis.
With her love for good food, compassion for animals and enthusiasm for great music, multi-talented Laura Theodore truly is the Jazzy Vegetarian.
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