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Jazzy Vegetarian: Recipes

Pizza with a Twist Episode #401

Breezy Brunch Episode #402

Valentine Episode #403

Spanish Style Episode #404

Cookie Monster Episode #405

South of the Border Episode #406

Easy Summer Luncheon Episode #407

Seitan Supper Episode #408

Fall Fare Episode # 409

Bake It Vegan Episode # 410

Portable Picnic Episode # 411

What's for Breakfast Episode # 412

Giving Thanks Episode # 413

Gluten-Free Episode #501

Summer Party Episode #502

Roasted Cauliflower Supper Episode #503

Easy Italian Episode #504


Jazzy Vegetarian: Lively Vegan Cuisine That's Easy and Delicious! Cookbook FAQ's


Jazzy Vegetarian: Lively Vegan Cuisine That's Easy and Delicious

  • Does the Jazzy Vegetarian Cookbook have a lot of pictures?

The book contains dozens of color photos that will help readers prepare many of the recipes in the book and entice them with beautiful images of the finished dishes.

  • What is the size (dimensions) of the cookbook?

8 x 9 1/4

  • Is it a hard back or soft back cookbook?

It is a hardback book

  • How many recipes are in the cookbook?

122 recipes, a number of which have variations included

  • Are all of the recipes vegan?

All of the recipes are vegan, but for the most part call for very familiar ingredients that can be purchased at your local supermarket

  • Are there dessert recipes?

Readers will find a full array of desserts, and several muffin recipes would also make delicious desserts.

  • What are a few of the sample recipe titles?

Savory Herb Mini-Biscuits

Walnut, Beet, and Tofu Salad

Jazzy Black Bean Chili

Reuben-Style Sandwiches

Festive Zucchini Lasagna

Quick Penne with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Sesame Green Beans

Sweet-and Spicy Chocolate Mousse

Wonderful Walnut-Mushroom Loaf

Luscious Little Carrot Muffins

  • Are there recipes in the book that my omnivorous family and friends would like to eat?

The focus of the book is on recipes that everyone is familiar with, whether they're vegetarian or not. Whether you are a dedicated vegan, adopting a vegetarian lifestyle, or just want to fit a ‘veggie style meal’ into your weekly menu plan, the cookbook shows you step-by-step how to prepare simple, vegan dishes that will please just about everybody that you are cooking for.

  • Are there easy to read instructions that are easy to follow?

Each recipe was carefully written and reviewed to ensure ease of preparation.

  • Are all the recipes in the show included the book?

All the recipes from the show can be found in the book, including additional recipes from Laura's personal collection.

  • Are ingredients in the recipes easy to get? Where can I buy the ingredients?

All the ingredients in this book can be found in any large urban supermarket or natural food store. Resources are given for any reader who needs to order ingredients online or through the mail.

  • Is the cookbook for a beginning cook or more intermediate?

All the recipes are easy enough for beginners to tackle, but will intrigue intermediate cooks as well.

  • I am an advanced cook, is the book for me too?

The combinations of flavors in these recipes will entice even an advanced cook and help them expand their repertoire.

  • Are there easy to do substitutions listed in the book?

Alternative ingredients and variations are included in many recipes.

  • Is this book available at a store (if I would like to see it first)?

The book will be available in many bookstores and natural food stores.

  • I am a new vegetarian. Will this book help me to make recipes on a daily basis?

The variety of recipes included in this book includes many everyday favorites. Sample menus will help readers see how to put everything together. The book's glossary will help readers learn more about how to buy vegan versions of familiar ingredients and how to choose the best quality ingredients.

  • I am hosting a dinner party soon. Will the book provide information on how to plan a vegetarian party menu?

The menu chapter includes great ideas for casual, formal, and family entertaining--and even provides tips for musical selections to accompany your meal!

  • Does the book include information on organic food choices? What about GMOs? Does the cookbook talk about that?

Laura encourages the use of and explains the importance of organic ingredients and helps readers understand why they should choose non-GMO ingredients.

  • Please tell us a little bit about Laura Theodore, The Jazzy Vegetarian.

             Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, is a vegan chef, radio host and television personality, 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: Lively Vegan Cuisine That's Easy and Delicious." Read more about Laura HERE

See all the episode recipe line ups here!

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Jazzy Vegetarian Season 1 / Recipe Line Up

Episode 101: Festive Lasagna Dinner

         Festive Zucchini Lasagna 

         20-Minute Carrot and Orzo Soup 

         Organic Fresh Berries with Raspberry Maple Tofu Whip


Episode 102: Bountiful Brunch Buffet

         Blueberry Mini-Biscuits 

         Herbed Sage Mini-Biscuits 

         Tasty No-Egg Scramble with Tempeh Bacon 

         Cashew French Toast with Organic Maple Syrup

         Tomato-Basil Pinwheel

         Fancy Fruit Salad


Episode 103: Lighter  Deli Delights

         Eggless Egg Salad 

         Jazzy Vegetarian Chopped “Liver”            

         Hearty Reuben Sandwich

         Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries

         Yummy Upside Down Apple Cake


Episode 104: Southwestern Style Menu

         Five Ingredient Guacamole 

         Jazzy Black Bean Chili

         Double-Corn Cornbread

         Nutritious Nachos

         Sweet and Spicy Chocolate Mousse


Episode 105: Summer Eco-Picnic

         Cool Cucumber Soup in Crusty Bread Bowls

         Sunflower Avocado Roll-Ups

         Country Style Red Potato Salad

         Easy Peanut Butter Fudge


Episode 106: Party Portobello Dinner

         Crispy Portobello Steaks

         Roast Asparagus with Baked Garlic and Baby Tomatoes         

         Maple Sweet Potatoes

         Luscious Raspberry Parfaits


Episode 107: Meatless “MeatLoaf” Supper

         Wonderful Walnut Mushroom Loaf

         Low Calorie Mashed “Potatoes”

         Sesame Green Beans


Episode 108: Dazzling Chocolate Desserts

         Triple Chocolate Brownies               

         Pots De Crème

         Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

         Chocolate Truffle Trio

         Chocolate Party Favors


Episode 109: Italian Flair

         Quick Lasagna Rolls

         Grandmas Garlic Bread

         Basil Roasted Peppers

         Broccoli Rabe with Garlic

         Balsamic Strawberry Delight


Episode 110: Farm Market Fresh

         Garden Vegetable Basil Gazpacho              

         Zucchini Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato Salsa

         Zesty Arugula and Walnut Pesto Pasta

         Autumn Apple Crisp


Episode 111: Artful Artichokes

         Easy Artichokes with Lemon Dipping Sauce

         Baked Artichokes with Savory Walnut Stuffing

         Italian Style Stuffed Artichokes

         Caramelized Balsamic Artichokes

         Chilled Artichokes with Dill Sauce


Episode 112: Company is Coming

         Velvety Carrot Soup

         Fancy Stuffed Peppers

         Sweet and Savory Kale

         Chocolate Ganache Pudding


Episode 113: Thirty-Minute Vegetarian

         Pasta with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

         Whole Grain Bakery Bread with Herbed Dipping Oil      

          Avocado Cashew Salad

         Frozen Banana Creamy with Cocoa Dust


Jazzy Vegetarian Season 2 / Recipe Line Up

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Episode 201: “Nuts About Nut Loaf”

Cashew and Quinoa Loaf

Paprika and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Asparagus with Vegan “Hollandaise”

Flourless Oatmeal Lace Cookies


Episode 202: “5-Ingredients or Less”

Easiest Black Bean Casserole (You’ll Ever Make) 

Carrot and Maple-Walnut Salad

Tortilla “Fried” Mushrooms

No-Cook Peanut Butter Cookies


Episode 203: “Easy Paella Dinner”

Easy Vegan Paella

Garlicky Hummus Dip

Pineapple-Pecan Cake


Episode 204: “Just Desserts”

Almondy Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins & Chocolate Chips

Double-Chocolate Cake

Luscious Little Carrot Cupcakes


Episode 205: “Neighborly Supper”

Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms

Roasted Butternut Squash with Garlic 

Spinach with Garbanzo Beans and Caramelized Onion 

Lovely Lemon Cake


Episode 206: “Rockin’ Moroccan Stew”

Rockin’ Moroccan Stew

Fig, Kale, and Tomato Salad

 Quick Quinoa

Luscious Apple Tart with Blueberry Glaze


Episode 207: “Pasta with Pizazz!”

Peanut Noodles

Penne with Garbanzo Beans and Broccoli Rabe

Pea and White Bean Puttanesca

Arugula, Artichoke, and Tomato Pasta


Episode 208: “Breakfast Favorites”

Raspberry-Banana Green Dream Smoothie

Apple Muffins with Pumpkin Seeds

Rocky Mountain Toast

Awesome Oatmeal 


Episode 209: “Festive Enchilada Bake”

Sensational Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole

Guacamole Salsa Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips

Fancy Peeled Salad

Marvelous Mango Sorbet


Episode 210: “Lunch Bunch”

4-Ingredient Leek Soup

Jazzy Salad Trio:

Avocado and Black Bean Confetti Salad

Fancy Chick Pea Salad

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Banana-Raspberry Sorbet


Episode 211: “Elegant and Easy”

Savory Mushroom Stroganoff 

Walnut, Beet and Tofu Salad

Broccoli with Lemon Sauce

Chocolate Mousse Ginger Pie


Episode 212: “It’s Soup Time!”

Green Goddess Summer Soup

Winter Warming Soup

Penne and Lettuce Soup

Creamy Broccoli Soup


Episode 213: “Happy Holiday Meal”

Acorn Squash / Walnut, Mushroom & Celery Stuffing

Yummy Yam Casserole

Green Beans Almondine

Holiday Sandies Cookies


Jazzy Vegetarian Season 3 / Recipe Line Up

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Show 301: A Taste Of Italy

Spaghetti and Wheatballs

Caesar Salad with Cashew Parmesan

Pear, Apple and Walnut Crostata


Show 302: BBQ Bash

Jazzy Shish Kebabs

Quick Quinoa

Kale and Tomato Salad

Chilled Choco-Peanut Butter Cups


Show 303: Festive Family Meal

Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage

Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic.

Apple, Walnut and Cinnamon Salad

Coconut Vegaroons


Show 304: Sweets For the Sweet

Peanut Butter Mousse Tartlets

Chocolate Candy Clusters

Apple Turnovers


Show 305: Good Morning Fiesta

Tofu Ranchero

Cornbread and Sweet Pepper Mini-Muffins

Pineapple, Banana and Strawberry Smoothie


Show 306: All American Meal: Burger and Fries

Mushroom-Nut Burgers

Confetti Oven Fries

Jazzy Coleslaw

Banana Milk-less Shake


Show 307: Cauliflower Gets Respect

Cauliflower Steaks with Sweet Pepper Sauce

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Paprika Roasted Cauliflower


Show 308: Wheatloaf and Potatoes

Savory Seitan Loaf with Tomato-Mushroom Gravy

Twice Baked Potatoes

Broccoli with Sweet Tamari-Onion Sauce

Dreamy Banana Pie


Show 309: It’s Tofu-licious!

Coconut Encrusted Tofu Cutlets

Steamed Green Beans and Carrots with Orange Sauce

Black Quinoa and Crimini Mushrooms

Almond “Creamy” Pudding 


Show 310: Spectacular Summer Salads

Penne and Black Bean Salad

Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Easy Summer Cucumber Salad

Quick Tomato Salad


Show 311: Super Party Menu

Oven-Baked Two-Bean Chili

Jazzy Potato Skins

Sweet and Salty Snack Almonds

Mom’s Turtle Cookie Squares  


Show 312: New York, New York

Peppers and Vegan Sausage

Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Blueberry Cheeze-Cake


Show 313: Winter Celebration

Fancy Stuffed Shells

Dad’s Marinara Sauce

Quick Spinach Salad

Black Forest Pecan Pie

Vanilla Crème Fresh


Jazzy Vegetarian Season 4 / Recipe Line Up

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Show 401: Pizza
Polenta Pizza
Tortilla Salad Pizza
Vegan Almond Parmesan
Jazzy Pizza Tart 

Show 402: Breezy Brunch
Zucchini Summer Quiche
Jicama and Spinach Salad
Cranberry-Pecan Quick Biscuits
Chilled Avocado Soup

Show 403: Be My Valentine
Butternut Bisque
Stuffed Red Pepper Boats
Leeks with Raisins
Raspberry Fudge Truffles

Show 404: Paella
Quinoa and Butternut Squash Paella
Avocado-Tofu Salad
Baked Apples in Parchment

Show 405: Cookies
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cherry-Chocolate Taco Cookies

Show 406: South of the Border
Easy Burrito Bake
Lively Lime Tortilla Chips
Chocolate Rice Pudding

Show 407: Summer Luncheon
Mock Tuna Open-Face Sandwiches
Spinach and Apple Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing
Strawberry Tartlets
Maple-Mint Lemonade

Show 408: Seitan Supper
Seitan Piccata
Basmati Rice
Petite Peas and Parsnips
Vanilla, Maple and Cinnamon Tofu Pudding

Show 409: Fall Fare
Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Celery Chowder
Butternut Squash with Apples and Cranberries
Steamed Kale with Walnut “Cream” Sauce

Show 410: Bake it Vegan
Vegan German Chocolate Cake
Zucchini-Orange Cupcakes with Vegan Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
Cinnamon-Maple Mini-Muffins

Show 411: Portable Picnic
Chickpea and Quinoa Salad in Sweet Pepper Boats
Marinated Asparagus Salad
Date-Nut Lollipops
Ginger Iced Tea

Show 412: Breakfast
Pear and Apple Breakfast Pizza
Magnificent Maple Granola with Banana Whipped Topping
Blueberry-Zucchini Surprise Mini-Muffins

Show 413: Giving Thanks
Holiday Stuffing Casserole
Festive Kale Salad
Maple Baked Acorn Squash
Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust


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