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Laura Theodore

Laura Theodore is the Jazzy Vegetarian, and the host of the television series of the same name, which airs Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. on OPB TV, as well as the podcast. Her most recent book is Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites. For more information please visit 

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Recent Articles


Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: Vegan Valentine's Day

OPB | Feb. 6, 2015 midnight

Laura Theodore shares her recipes for a delicious vegan Valentine's Day feast, including celebratory Stuffed Red Pepper Boats and romantic Raspberry Fudge Truffles.


Jazzy Vegetarian: Vegan Cookie Recipes For Your Holiday Parties

OPB | Dec. 9, 2014 midnight

If you’re looking to accommodate the vegans at your holiday soirée, cookies are an easy and delicious dessert option. Laura Theodore shares her recipes for Coconut Vegaroons and Cherry and Chocolate Taco Cookies.


Jazzy Vegetarian: 5 Ways To Veganize Your Thanksgiving Favorites

OPB | Nov. 25, 2014 midnight

Laura Theodore shares her tips for making traditional Thanksgiving dishes vegan with easy substitutions. Plus, get her recipes for Holiday Stuffing Casserole and Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust.


Jazzy Vegetarian: Five Tips For 'Baking It' Vegan

OPB | Oct. 30, 2014 midnight

Baking a tasty vegan dessert can seem daunting, but a few smart substitutions make it a snap. Laura Theodore shares tips and her recipes for chocolate chip cookies and German chocolate cake.


Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: Pizza With A Vegan, Gluten-Free Twist

OPB | Oct. 23, 2014 midnight

Pizza's always been a crowd-pleaser, but for those with dietary restrictions, a good pie doesn't have to be hard to come by. Try these quick-and-easy recipes for polenta pizza and tortilla salad pizza.


Jazzy Vegetarian: Spectacular Summer Salads

OPB | July 2, 2014 midnight

Nothing is more welcoming on a hot summer day than a freshly prepared salad. Try quick and healthy recipes for easy cucumber salad, red quinoa and avocado salad, and more.


Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: Festive Picnic Menu

OPB | May 21, 2014 midnight

Memorial Day ushers in the season of sharing outdoor fun with family and friends. Try these recipes for tasty picnic fare, from marinated asparagus salad to minty-maple lemonade and more.


Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: Happy Holiday Menu

OPB | Dec. 16, 2013 midnight

Please even the most finicky holiday guest with this menu of festive fare that's delicious, satisfying and healthy.


Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: Fabulous And Festive Fall Fare

OPB | Oct. 11, 2013 midnight

Indulge in fall flavors with a meal of velvety butternut bisque, sweet-and-crunchy kale salad and an apple tart with a whole-grain crust for dessert.


Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: All-American Summer Meal Made Vegan

OPB | July 16, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Laura Theodore shares a tempting and easy-to-prepare menu that salutes the classic burger and fries meal.


Happy Holiday Recipes from the Jazzy Vegetarian

OPB | Dec. 17, 2012 7:15 a.m.

Laura Theodore shares some of her newest favorite holiday recipes to serve to vegetarians and omnivores alike throughout this merry season.


Thanksgiving Recipes from the Jazzy Vegetarian

OPB | Nov. 19, 2012 7 a.m.

Laura Theodore, host of Jazzy Vegetarian, shares recipes for a festive Thanksgiving meal for vegetarians and omnivores alike.