The LAURA THEODORE PODCAST

Listen to archived episodes of The Laura Theodore Podcast, where we feature easy and delicious vegan recipes, along with tips for living a kinder, happier, and positive plant-based life. I welcome amazing guests to share upbeat and engaging conversations featuring yummy vegan food, motivational lifestyle advice, and nutritional guidance – all served up with sensational music on the side! The Laura Theodore Podcast is rated in the Top Vegan Podcasts! Please scroll down for our incredible guest line up!

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Becoming Vegan: Laura’s Tips for Living a Plant-Based Life – Nationally recognized television personality, podcast host, celebrity PBS vegan chef, and award-winning author, Laura Theodore talks about her reasons for embracing a vegan lifestyle. Laura shares plant-based recipe ideas, philosophies, and tips for serving more plant-powered meals. Laura is the author of six vegan cookbooks and co-creator of the popular Jazzy Vegetarian (vegan and delicious!) cooking series on national public television.  LISTEN AT MINDBODYSPIRIT.FM or LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Embracing Kindness with Actress, Singer, and Composer, Carol Maillard – A founding member of the Grammy Award-winning “Sweet Honey in the Rock,” Carol Maillard discusses her musical career, acting triumphs, and thoughts on how to live a kinder life. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Better Than Vegan with Chef Del Sroufe – Celebrated plant-based chef and host of CNS kitchen, Del Sroufe shares his best tips and top recipe ideas for serving healthier whole foods, vegan meals that deliver on taste and please omnivores too. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Animals, the Environment, and the Planet, with John Yunker and Midge RaymondAshland Creek Press co-founders John Yunker and Midge Raymond talk about their vegan-owned publishing company and how they are passionate about books that are focused on nature and the animal kingdom, and for the ways in which we all connect. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LAURA’S RECIPE TIPS! Vegan Recipes for 4th of July Meals – Nationally recognized PBS vegan chef, podcast host, and award-winning cookbook author, Laura Theodore shares her yummy, plant-powered recipes to make planning your summer menus easy – to satisfy kiddos and adults alike! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
WOMEN’S ISSUES! Elevating the Voices of Women Writers, with Nava Atlas – This special two-part series features bestselling author, Nava Atlas, sharing about the exciting audio book version of her popular book, The Literary Ladies Guide to the Writing Life. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS (PART 1) and APPLE PODCASTS (PART 2)
LISTENER FAVORITE! How to Have a Stress-Free Life, with Jeanine Thompson – Transformational coach, former clinical psychotherapist, and author, Jeanine Thompson talks about her incredible new book, “911 from your Soul.” We’ll learn that “success is not enough” and how we can alleviate stress! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
MUSIC THEMED! Create Positive Vibrations with “Guitarfulness” Award-winning composer and master guitarist Jason Eastwood, MA shares his music and talks about how listening to music can create positive vibrations in your conscious mind, while clearing stress from your subconscious mind! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
ANIMAL ADVOCACY! Connecting Humans and Animals, with Gene Baur – President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur discusses how we can improve our relationship with animals. Farm Sanctuary provides a space of calm for animals with lifesaving rescue, education, and advocacy. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
PLANT-BASED! Allergen Friendly Plant-Based Recipes, with Dustin Harder – Host and creator of the original vegan travel culinary series “The Vegan Roadie,” Dustin Harder, talks about Universal Meals, the plant-based, allergen friendly program that he created with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Badass Vegan: Live Your Life RightJohn Lewis, aka “The Badass Vegan,” talks about the fact that “we are all animals,” sharing tips, recipe ideas, and words of wisdom from his excellent new book: Badass Vegan: Fuel Your Body and Live Your Life Right.” LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Vegan Meals Made Easy, with Nava Atlas – Bestselling vegetarian and vegan cookbook author, Nava Atlas, shares how to make fast, fun, and delicious vegan meals at home—using just five ingredients per dish from her fantastic book: 5-Ingredient Vegan. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
SELF HELP! Decoding Your Emotional Blueprint – Highly regarded family patterns expert and motivational speaker, Judy Wilkins-Smith, author of Decoding Your Emotional Blueprint, talks about our “emotional DNA” and how we can identify and successfully shift limiting, inherited patterns. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine, with Beth Motley MD – Dual boarded Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine physician, Dr. Beth Motley discusses Lifestyle Medicine and how it incorporates a plant-predominant eating style to prevent and treat chronic disease. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Stocking your Vegan Pantry – Nationally recognized television personality, podcast host, celebrity PBS vegan chef, and award-winning cookbook author, Laura Theodore shares her top tips, lists, recipes, and cost-effective ideas for stocking your plant-based pantry. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Relaxing Music to Reduce Stress – Nationally recognized PBS vegan chef and author, Laura Theodore shares favorite music to relax by! Musical selections featured are performed by Johannes Linstead, Jim Brickman, Joe Beck, Ali Ryerson, Micheal Castaldo and more! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
SELF HELP! The Positive Benefits of Laugh Therapy with Ellen Teitelman Wohl – Writer Ellen Wohl talks about the benefits of laughter and how a “few laughs” can help to alleviate stress and anxiety. Ellen’s book, “Snap Out Of It,” shares her journey to finding herself, while being a devoted caregiver to her husband. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
MUSIC THEMED! “Sweet Honey in the Rock,” with with Actress, Singer, and Composer, Carol Maillard – A founding member of the Grammy Award-Winning ensemble “Sweet Honey in the Rock,” Carol Maillard talks about the group and shares some of the fantastic music that they have recorded over the years. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
FAMILY RECIPES! Plant-Based Recipes for Busy Moms, with Holly Gray – Avid recipe developer and food photographer, Holly Gray, shares how easy it is to cook plant-based meals that the whole family will love! Holly is the creator of “This Wife Cooks,” a blog that highlights kid-tested and family-approved vegan recipes. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
RECIPES! Festive Vegan Recipes for Spring! – Nationally recognized television personality, podcast host, celebrity PBS vegan chef, and award-winning author, Laura Theodore shares fresh and fabulous recipes, menus, and tips for creating easy and delicious vegan, springtime meals. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
MUSIC THEMED! Being a Hit Songwriter, with Nashville Hitmaker, Billy Lee – Hit songwriter Billy Lee talks about the disciplines and tips for sustaining a long career as a successful country hitmaker. Billy has been a fixture in Nashville for years, as a songwriter, guitar player and producer. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Real Reasons to Be Vegan, with Kathy FrestonNew York Times bestselling author, Kathy Freston talks about her book (with Gene Stone): 72 REASONS TO BE VEGAN; Why Plant-Based. Why Now. Kathy discusses the extraordinary benefits of switching to a vegan diet. LISTEN on APPLE PODCAST
MUSIC THEMED! Following a Plant-Based Diet, with Operatic Soprano Lisette OropesaLisette Oropesa talks about and shares her wonderful music and how being vegan helps her to sustain her busy career as one of the most in-demand lyric coloraturas today. Lisette has followed a fully plant-based diet for the past 12 years. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
SELF HELP! Lose the Winter Blues, with Greg Hammer MD– Stanford Professor and Physician, Dr. Greg Hammer, MD shares his 3-minute mindfulness practice to help us combat the “winter blues,” while improving our negative or stressful thoughts. Dr. Hammer is a health enthusiast and meditator, utilizing the GAIN method. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Plant-Based Recipes for Quick and Easy Meals, with Chef Del SroufeDel Sroufe shares tips and recipes for vegan meals that are easy to prepare. Del has penned four vegan cookbooks including the “Forks Over Knives Cookbook.” He is a culinary specialist with the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Veganuary Recipes on a Budget, with Nava Atlas – Bestselling vegan cookbook author, Nava Atlas, talks about how to be kind to your wallet, your body, and the environment with tips from her book “Vegan on a Budget.” ” Nava shares how to create vegan meals that are easy on your pocketbook! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.  
LISTENER FAVORITE! Top Five Reasons to Embrace a Plant-Based Diet – Celebrity PBS vegan chef and award-winning cookbook author, Laura Theodore talks about the top reasons for embracing a plant-based diet. Laura shares easy recipe ideas, food philosophies, and expert tips for moving towards a plant-powered lifestyle. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
RECOMMENDED! Health Benefits of Chocolate, with Dianne Wenz – Certified holistic health coach and plant-based chef, Dianne Wenz, talks about the health benefits of chocolate, sharing recipes and tips for creating healthier vegan chocolate desserts. Dianne is the author of The Truly Healthy Vegan Cookbook and more. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
SUSTAINABLE GARDENING TIPS! How to Grow a Regenerative Landscape, with Owen Wormser – Landscape architect, Owen Wormser shares tips on how to plant and grow a regenerative, sustainable and low-maintenance yard, from his : “Lawns into Meadows: Growing a Regenerative Landscape.”  LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Tips To Make Adopting A Vegan Lifestyle Easy, with Kate Galli – Vegan Health Coach Kate Galli talks about her new “Plant Positive Journal” which she created to spread love, compassion and animal-free deliciousness. Kate is creator and host of the podcast, Healthification! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
ANIMAL ADVOCACY! Red Robin Song Animal Sanctuary with Lisa Robinson – Founder of the non profit Red Robin Song Animal Sanctuary, Lisa Robinson, talks about her mission to provide a forever home for rescued farm and domestic animals, like yaks, rabbits, mini donkeys, beavers and more. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
INSPIRATIONAL! Personal Wellness, Harmony, and Music, with Johannes Linstead – Canada’s “Guitarist of the Year” and certified Kundalini yoga instructor, Johannes Linstead shares how music can help us heal, along with a relaxing meditation for reducing stress, while embracing a holistic lifestyle. on LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
RECOMMENDED! How To Go Vegan in the New Year, with Erik Marcus – Vegan and animal rights writer and publisher of vegan.com, Erik Marcus shares his expert tips on why to go vegan and how to go vegan this year! Erik has written extensively on vegan and animal rights topics. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Self-Care, Stability, and Survival, with Ellen Teitelman Wohl – Writer Ellen Wohl shares self-care tips from her new book, “Snap out of It: An Unexpected Caregiver’s Way to Self-Care, Stability, and Survival.” Ellen talks about her journey back to finding herself. LISTEN HERE or LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Eatin’ Vegan with Bianca Phillips – Cookbook author and vegan blogger, Bianca Phillips, shares tips and recipe ideas from her book “Cookin’ Crunk: Eatin’ Vegan in the Dirty South.” Bianca practices yoga daily and she’s an avid runner who has run multiple marathons and 50K races. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
PLANT-BASED RECIPES! Whole Food Plant Based Cooking, with Jill Dalton – Host and co-creator of “The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show” and co-author of “Plant Based Cooking Made Easy,” Jill Dalton shares tips and recipe ideas for starting on a whole food plant-based diet. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Better Than Vegan with Chef Del Sroufe – Celebrated plant-based chef and host of CNS kitchen, Del Sroufe shares his best tips and recipe ideas for serving healthier vegan meals that deliver on taste and please omnivores too. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
MUSIC THEMED! Uplifiting Music for the New Year, with Michéal Castaldo – Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, Michéal Castaldo, talks about his music and how he creates his captivating musical arrangements. Michéal is a recording artist, Italian cultural ambassador and entrepreneur. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
MUSIC THEMED! Happy Tunes for a Happy New Year! – Award-winning PBS vegan chef and recording artist, Laura Theodore shares some of her favorite music for 2023. Laura has six solo CD’s, seven vegan cookbooks, and is co-creator of the Jazzy Vegetarian cooking series on PBS. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Plant-Based Cooking for Two, with Lei Shishak – Popular cookbook author and CIA-trained chef, Lei Shishak, talks about her new book: “Plant-Based Cooking for Two.” Lei shares recipes and tips for small batch cooking along with ideas for creating festive, vegan meals for two! LISTEN HERE or on APPLE PODCASTS.
Real Food Really Fast, with Hannah Kaminsky – One pan, plant-based recipes and tips are shared by Hannah Kaminsky, who is the author of nine plant-based cookbooks, and she is creator of the award-winning BitterSweetBlog.com. LISTEN HERE or on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Vegan Holiday Fare, with Nava Atlas – Bestselling vegan cookbook author, Nava Atlas, discusses how to cook delicious, vegan holiday meals for family and friends. Nava is author of “Vegan Holiday Kitchen,” and “Vegetariana,” and many more. LISTEN HERE or on APPLE PODCASTS.
A Compassionate Thanksgiving, with Gene Baur – President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur talks about the warm, nurturing personalities of turkeys, who form friendships, and have a wide range of interests. LISTEN HERE or on APPLE PODCASTS
Plant-Based Mediterranean Plate, with Debbie Adler – Plant-based chef and author of Mediterranean Plate, Debbie Adler talks about how to create delicious vegan recipes and meals that are free from gluten, salt, oil, sugar and all animal products! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Learning to Find Happiness with Dr. Greg Hammer, MD – Stanford Professor and Physician, Dr. Greg Hammer, MD talks about how learning self-compassion and self-forgiveness are essential to happiness. Dr. Hammer is author of “GAIN without Pain.” LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Love the Foods That Love You Back, with Cathy Katin-Grazzini – Founder of “Cathy’s Kitchen Prescription” and food editor for VEGWORLD Magazine, Cathy Katin-Grazzini discusses the advantages of embracing a plant-based diet. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Easy Vegan Cream Sauces – Tips and RecipesCelebrity PBS vegan chef and award-winning author, Laura Theodore shares recipes for easy vegan “cream” sauces! Featured music by Johannes Linstead. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Revitalize your Health with Chef AJ – Chef, culinary instructor, and professional speaker, Chef AJ talks about her book “Unprocessed.” She received her certification in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. Listen on APPLE PODCASTS.
Connecting People to Food with Ali Casparian – Founder of Bounty & Soul and certified Health and Wellness Coach, Ali Casparian, discusses her work bridging the gap between food security and whole person health. Listen on APPLE PODCASTS.
Embracing Kindness with Actress, Singer, and Composer, Carol Maillard – A founding member of the Grammy Award-winning ensemble “Sweet Honey in the Rock,” Carol Maillard discusses her musical career, acting triumphs, and thoughts on how to live a kinder life. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
The “Choose You Now Diet” with Julieanna HeverJulieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, “The Plant-Based Dietitian,” will share expert tips on how to lose weight, check off our “Emotion To-Do List” and how to “choose you” every moment of the day. LISTEN on  APPLE PODCASTS.
“Greatest Music of all Time” with Tom Cridland – Singer-songwriter, fashion designer, podcaster and entrepreneur Tom Cridland, talks about his vegan line of toiletries and his amazing music inspired by The Beatles and Elton John’s legendary, drummer Nigel Olsson. Listen on APPLE PODCASTS.
Living a Compassionate Lifestyle with Vickie Velasquez and Larissa Galenes – Founders of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, share tips on how to embrace a fun, plant-based lifestyle! Vegetarian Zen offers a place for vegetarians, vegans, and the veg-curious to share ideas for a compassionate life. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.

Easy Vegan Cheese Recipes with Laura Theodore Laura shares tips for replacing dairy-based cheese with easy homemade, vegan versions! Laura is the author of six vegan cookbooks and co-creator of the popular Jazzy Vegetarian vegan cooking series on national public television. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Red Robin Song Animal Sanctuary with Lisa Robinson – Founder of the non profit Red Robin Song Animal Sanctuary, Lisa Robinson, talks about her mission to provide a forever home for rescued farm and domestic animals, like yaks, rabbits, mini donkeys, beavers and more. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Easy Vegan Home Cooking Celebrity PBS vegan chef and award-winning author, Laura Theodore talks about the craft of creating pleasing home-cooked vegan meals, sharing time-saving tips, shopping lists and recipes for preparing quick, tasty, and healthy plant-based menus.LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
The Real Reason Veganism is Becoming so Popular with Ella Magers – Founder of Sexy Fit Vegan, Ella Majers shares how the world views veganism. Ella is a world-leading fitness trainer and animal rights advocate and has been named “Top 50 Trainers in America” by Shape Magazine. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
LISTENER FAVORITE! Uncover the Secrets to Weight Loss with Julieanna HeverJulieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, shares expert tips on how to lose weight and keep it off! Julieanna is host of the “Choose You Now” podcast and has authored six books, including The Choose You Now Diet and The Vegiterranean Diet. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Vegetariana” with Nava AtlasBestselling vegan cookbook author, Nava Atlas, talks about her newest release – Vegetariana A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore, & Recipes. First published in 1984, Vegetariana is a beautifully hand-illustrated cookbook, now in its fourth edition! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.

Top Tips for Living a Plant-Based Life  Celebrity PBS vegan chef and award-winning author, Laura Theodore talks about the top reasons for embracing a vegan diet. Laura will share sharing easy recipe ideas, food philosophies, and expert serving tips for plant-powered family meals. Listen on APPLE PODCASTS.
Sustainable Fashion and Sensational Music with Tom Cridland – Singer-songwriter, fashion designer, podcaster and entrepreneur Tom Cridland, talks about his vegan fashion line and his amazing music inspired by The Beatles and Elton John’s legendary, drummer Nigel Olsson. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Easy Vegan Home CookingCelebrity PBS vegan chef and award-winning author, Laura Theodore talks about creating pleasing home-cooked vegan meals, sharing time-saving tips, shopping lists and recipes for preparing quick, tasty, and healthy plant-based menus. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.

Why Vegan Food is Much More than a Salad, with Dianne Wenz Certified holistic health coach and plant-based chef, Dianne Wenz, shares how to enhance an animal-friendly lifestyle with recipes for healthy vegan meals from her book: The Big Book of Vegan Cooking. LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.
Cheap and Easy Vegan Recipes with Hannah Kaminsky – Creator of the award-winning BitterSweetBlog.com and author of eight plant-based cookbooks, Hannah Kaminsky shares incredibly quick recipes and helpful tips for preparing cheap vegan meals! LISTEN on APPLE PODCASTS.

About Laura’s Famous Podcast:

Originally titled “The Jazzy Vegetarian Podcast,” each episode of newly branded “Laura Theodore Podcast” features knowledgeable guests sharing innovative philosophies, up-to-date dietary information and expert ideas to help you embrace a happier, healthier and kinder life. Laura’s “Jazzy Vegetarian” podcast has aired on several different platforms for over ten years with over 1.2 million listener impressions.

Guests on the program have included: Television superstar and vegan, Emily Deschanel; Emmy nominated actor, director and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr.; Dr. T Colin Campbell; Rich Roll; Dr. Joel Fuhrman, five-time Grammy nominated entertainer, Michael Feinstein; seven-time Grammy winner Paul Winter; Grammy nominees, Jim Brickman; and international pop icon, Belinda Carlisle and many more.

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