Yamira Lee "Mira" Johnson Marchany
Holistic Life Coach,
Wellness Cook, Licensed Food Safety Manager
& founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, Inc.
At Breaking Bread with Mira, Inc., we are committed to serve our community by providing essential resources, services and products to help you manage your health and wellness journey.
Breaking Bread with Mira adds fresh, wholesome ingredients to make delicious handcrafted dishes. Yamira Lee "Mira" Johnson’s expertise and training include traditional Caribbean, American and International recipes.
"I'm blessed to say that creating scrumptious, healthy recipes is one of my God-given gifts."
Johnson has solid background in corporate management, quality control and vast experience in the education, health and communications industries. Chef Mira brings over 30 years of cooking experience to the table, previously thriving in customer service and sales. Her family and friends’ encouraging feedback led her into the culinary industry. After some research, education, training and planning, Breaking Bread with Mira Inc. was born.
Over eight years ago, Chef Mira began to experience joint inflammation and chronic pain. As part of her healing process, she earned a Holistic Life Coach certification and began to share what she had learned about dealing with chronic pain and inflammation, and how wholesome nutrition impacted her healing process. Now as a Certified Holistic Life Coach, Chef Mira shares with others the joy of cooking and how wholesome ingredients and easy recipes can help improve overall well-being.
A very important part of Breaking Bread with Mira's mission is to directly impact Central Florida communities and the world one dish at a time. When you support Breaking Bread with Mira's classes, foods, products and services you are also supporting initiatives and projects that are helping make communities better and stronger.
"Mixing flavors, colors and textures in the kitchen gives me a great sense of joy, and it helps me connect with those who enjoy food as much as I do. I've also found that teaching others how to make delicious and wholesome food in easy-to-follow steps, its a great way to help the community." Chef Mira.
Chef Mira has served and partnered with community based organizations and private corporations to improve the quality of life of children, veterans and individuals and families enduring life transitions, in Pennsylvania, Mississippi & Central Florida.
Some community initiatives supported by Coach Johnson;
Healthy Cooking Instructor Simply Healthcare, Orlando Family Physicians, Family Physicians Group 2017-
Author of the How to Cook for a Healthy Colon eBook in collaboration with Urbander and The Central Florida Colon Cancer Organization for the Colon Cancer Screening initiative in Spanish
Preferred Vendor, Orange County Library Systems Cuisine Corner Program Since 2015-
Preferred Vendor Hillsborough Tampa Public Library Cooperative 2020-
Cooking Instructor QLATINX Community Cocina Program- 2017-2019
Preschool Ambassador Volunteer, Early Learning Coalition of Orange County 2017
Volunteer, University of Central Florida, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 2017
Holistic-Emotional Intelligence Coach, DRW Life Skills Institute, UCF Business Incubator 2016-
Certificate in Volunteer Management, Rollins College, Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership 2016
Volunteer Chef at Feeding Children Everywhere, 2016-2017
Mentor / Emotional Intelligence Speaker New Journey Youth Center 2015-
Speaker, Summit on Puerto Rican Affairs " A vision for the future" 2016
Volunteer Chairwomen, New Beginning Children Aid Mission 2012 to 2015
Volunteer, President, Co-Founder, Grant Writer Feed & Fortify Community Organization 2012-2016
Top Digital Influencer, LATISM 2015
Volunteer Communication Committee Public Relation Society of America-2013