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

Roasted Broccolini with Winey Mushrooms

If you follow me on social media, it may seem like you’ve been hearing about my new Brassicas cookbook forever. (Sorry about that.) Bringing a cookbook to life takes a long time–two years in this case–and when release date approaches it’s hard to contain the excitement. Well the time has finally come, and I’d like to officially announce the birth of my new baby, Brassicas: Cooking the World’s Healthiest Vegetables. What are brassicas, you ask? I bet you already know them well. The group, sometimes referred to as the “cabbage family” or “cruciferous vegetables” includes familiar […]


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