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Robin Asbell

Minneapolis, United States

Chef at Freelance Culinary Educator and Author


Robin Asbell is a chef, educator and author who is passionate about whole foods, and a talent for crafting dishes for special diets. Her latest book, Whole Grain Promise (Fall 2015, Running Press), is a guide to the easiest and tastiest ways to make whole grains a part of your life. Her last book, Gluten Free Pasta, More Than 100 Fast and Flavorful Recipes with No-and Low-Carb Options (Running Press) is the culmination of many years of working with gluten-free diets. Asbell is the author of five other cookbooks, including Juice It! Energizing Juices for All Times of Day (Chronicle Books) Big Vegan, Sweet and Easy Vegan, The New Vegetarian and The New Whole Grains Cookbook. She teaches popular classes and speaks to groups around the US and in Mexico. Robin brings many years of professional cooking experience and her abiding love of satisfying flavors to all her cooking classes, garnished with a sense of humor and fun. She has written for Yoga Journal, Taunton's Fine Cooking, Better Homes and Gardens, Real Food Magazine, Clean Eating, VegNews, Vegetarian Times, Mother Earth News, and other magazines, and writes regularly for strongertogether.coop. She is a Culinary Advisor for the Whole Grains Council and a member of the Grains for Health Initiative. Her blog (robinasbell.com/robinwrites) focuses on great food as well as food issues, and her website robinasbell.com lists her classes and upcoming TV and public appearances, as well as an extensive recipe archive.


Minneapolis, United States