Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites

Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites

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by Laura Theodore
     
 

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Classic American meals just became healthier and more delicious with Laura Theodore’s vegan twist on traditional family fare. With quick-to-prepare and gourmet-style dishes, Jazzy Vegetarian Classics features Laura’s original creations, such as vegan shish kebabs and cauliflower steaks with sweet pepper sauce, and other spins on time-honored

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Classic American meals just became healthier and more delicious with Laura Theodore’s vegan twist on traditional family fare. With quick-to-prepare and gourmet-style dishes, Jazzy Vegetarian Classics features Laura’s original creations, such as vegan shish kebabs and cauliflower steaks with sweet pepper sauce, and other spins on time-honored favorites, such as spaghetti and “wheatballs” and decadent chocolate-ganache cake. Filled with easy-to-follow crowd-pleasing recipes, this cookbook will make nutritionally dense and plant-based dishes your new family favorites.

Fun and simple to incorporate into anyone’s lifestyle, Jazzy Vegetarian Classics provides wholesome full-menu plans for everything from weekday meals to special celebrations such as parties and holiday dinners. Laura even includes suggestions on how to present appetizing, plant-based meals in unique and festive ways, with her “Jazzy Music Pick” for each menu to help set the mood.

Written for everyone—from seasoned vegans looking for innovative new dishes, to casual home cooks interested in adding one or two plant-based meals a week to their repertoire—Jazzy Vegetarian Classics includes guides to the basics of vegan cooking coupled with a glossary of common ingredients. Laura also provides simple instructions on how to use a variety of substitutes for “veganizing” timeless main dishes, desserts, soups, salads, and so much more.

Put on some good music and embrace a healthy, delicious, and jazzy lifestyle!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

Jazzy Vegetarian Classics brings vegan comfort food mainstream in a very accessible way. Who doesn't love comfort food?”
—Emily Deschanel, Star of Fox TV's hit show Bones

“I love this cookbook - tasty twists on classic American cuisine. Vegan cooking is not boring and tasteless, and the Jazzy Vegetarian proves it again and again with the recipes in this book.”
—Belinda Carlisle

"Jazzy Vegetarian Classics is a stunning masterpiece exemplifying how decadent a healthy plant-based diet can be. Laura Theodore exudes jazzy passion and beauty that will inspire you to love being in the kitchen.”
—Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition and host of "What Would Julieanna Do?"

“Who knew vegan treats could be so scrumptious? Anyone who’s tasted Laura Theodore’s food knows. Try her new amazing dishes...with a twist!”
—Ed Begley, Jr., actor and environmentalist

Jazzy Vegetarian Classics is a must-have for anyone wanting to expand their repertoire of great tasting dishes that remind you of Mom’s cooking. And my favorite part---you won’t have to go to some specialty market to find the ingredients.”
—Chef Del Sroufe, author of Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook and Better Than Vegan

“[Laura Theodore’s] passion for food, music, and the art of presentation is contagious. Jazzy Vegetarian Classics shows people they are not giving up anything by eating more healthfully, but rather entering a world where food is more interesting, varied, and delicious. The recipes are not just for vegetarians or vegans, but for anyone who loves and celebrates food.”
—Dr. Pamela A. Popper, Executive Director of The Wellness Forum and co-author of Food Over Medicine

“This book gives you everything you need to plan a satisfying meal from salad through dessert, and even select music to enhance your eating pleasure... A fun read sure to inspire you to eat more whole foods - and enjoy every bite of it.”
—Janice Stanger, Ph.D., author of The Perfect Formula Diet

“The dishes are simple, nutritious, and easy to prepare. It is a blessing that Laura Theodore is providing healthful, conscious options so that we all may enjoy classic American favorites with an eye toward health and vitality.”
—Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, Internationally Renowned Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Founder of Golden Bridge Yoga, and author of The Eight Human Talents and Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful

“More and more people are interested in exploring healthful, vegan cuisine, and the Jazzy Vegetarian Classics cookbook is making it fun and easy. Eating plants instead of animals has never been so enjoyable.”
—Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937856946
Publisher:
BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date:
09/03/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
688,253
File size:
19 MB
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Meet the Author

Laura Theodore is a television and radio host, vegan chef, sustainable lifestyle blogger, compassionate cookbook author, and award-winning jazz singer and actor. She is the proud creator of the “Jazzy Vegetarian.” Theodore is presently the on-camera host, writer, and co-producer of the Jazzy Vegetarian television show on Public Television, coming into its third season. She hosts the weekly podcast show, “Jazzy Vegetarian Radio,” a talk/music format that focuses on easy-to-prepare, plant-based recipes, eco-entertaining tips, and celebrity interviews. Theodore has made guest appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS and USA Network. She was recently featured on Insider, Entertainment Tonight online, News 4-NBC and CBS Radio. Laura has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, New York Daily News, New York Post, VegNews, Variety, Time magazine, and Family Circle, and on PBS Food, Vegetarian Times online, and JazzTimes, among others.

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Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a Awsome cook book!! Everything that I've made has been a success. Worth every penny spent!!