Laura b. Russell


Cooking is an essential skill that every single person should embrace. It’s also the ultimate expression of love and friendship. Set a goal to cook food that’s healthy AND great tasting for your family, friends, and for yourself. Need guidance? I’d love to help!

I create recipes from minimally processed ingredients: vegetables, fruits, seafood, meat, poultry, nuts, legumes, herbs, spices, and grains. My food is naturally gluten free, flavorful, and satisfying for everyone at the table.

While you’re here, check out some of my recipes, learn more about Brassicas or The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen, or find out how to contact me with questions or comments. Thanks for visiting! ~Laura

Silvana Nardone’s Blueberry Swirl Muffins

My friend Silvana Nardone has a brand new cookbook coming out this week! Silvana is an extraordinarily talented recipe developer whose experience includes running the test kitchen at Everyday with Rachael Ray, owning an Italian bakery, and developing recipes for magazines such as Food & Wine. Silvana started focusing her talents on gluten- and dairy-free cooking when her son Isaiah was diagnosed with several food intolerances, and her first cookbook, Cooking for Isaiah, is a tribute to him. Cooking for Isaiah was released in 2010, but remains one of my most frequently recommended gluten-free cookbooks, […]

Blueberry-Buttermilk Swirl Muffins Beauty A131110 Silvana's Kitchen 2014

The NY Times loves Brassicas  (review here) and I bet you will, too! Order here on Amazon.