by Wellnesscookingacademy | Oct 28, 2017 | Recipes
These Black Bean Brownies are one of my favorite go to deserts!
So healthy you can actually eat them anytime and not feel guilty.
1-1/2 cups carob semisweet chips or dark chocolate 70% cacoa
2 can black beans, drained and rinsed
2/3 cup agave nectar or 1-1/4 cup coconut sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
chopped walnuts (optional)
shredded coconut (optional)
1. Place carob chips in a heat-resistant bowl on top of a boiling pot of water until melted.
2. In blender or food processor, combine beans and eggs.
3. Add sweetener, baking powder and melted chips, process until smooth.
4. Pour batter into an approximately 9-inch nonstick pan or into cupcake papers
5. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes for pan, 18 mins. for regular size cupcakes or 12 mins. for minis
6. Top with walnuts and coconut, and sprinkle with a few extra chips if desired
7. Allow to cool cut and serve.
These are surprisingly delicious, and nobody will be able to guess that they are made from beans!
by Wellnesscookingacademy | Sep 21, 2017 | Business & Coaching
Sherri Mraz teaching a cooking class
Mostly everyone I know likes cooking classes. I watch them on TV all the time but quickly get frustrated because most of them are not healthy.
Being a health coach it is important for me to keep my recipes and classes in alignment with my beliefs and health goals. I started teaching classes with the message that, “Healthy Begins in the Kitchen.” We all know, we are what we eat, but most people don’t know how to change that. You have to give people simple ways that they can make food changes on their own.
For me every class becomes an opportunity to build my brand. Here are a few quick tips for you to create a following of your own using cooking classes.
- Know what makes you, YOU, turn it into a BRAND
You don’t have to be so different from everyone else you just have to be authentic. We are all here for a purpose, let yourself TRUST your unique gifts and let them shine. If you are vegan, raw, Paleo or just healthy family style then teach that. Don’t overcomplicate it, just teach what you do.
- Create a program roadmap
You can earn a living from just teaching classes, but if you want to build up a coaching practice you must learn how to map out your programs and services. The class may not be the final destination. Where do you want your people to go next, always sign them up for the next step.
- Grow your list
Use a sign up sheet at every class and event you do and create a free offer for your website. Learn how to create valuable content that creates loyal followers and how to deliver it.
- Become credible, get known as an expert
All successful entrepreneurs and wellness guru’s have a book. I feel so strongly about this that I added an entire section to this in the Academy. We show you how to get this done super efficiently. This will build your brand like nothing else. It will get you booked and become the base for your brand.
- Website as your Hub
Create a website that let’s people know who you are. Your website should match your personality and become a center point that all your information feeds to.
Are you passionate about teaching others how to eat healthy food? Does it seem that people are always asking you what they should eat? Maybe you are really good at hacking recipes and making them healthier. Why not make a business out of it? And, if you are a coach this is the perfect way to grow your business.
I’m Sherri Mraz, President and founder of the Cookin’ Yogi and the Wellness Business Academy. I teach people how to improve their health through better food and lifestyle choices. I have put together a team of experts who are on the same mission. We believe that “Healthy Begins in the Kitchen.”
I invite you to check out the Wellness Cooking Academy. This course is more like a business in a box that comes complete with live guidance. No longer will you struggle on your own or stay stuck in overwhelm. .