Monday, May 13, 2013

Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten Free - High in Iron, Protein, Fibre, Calcium & Omega 3s

Wet Ingredients
2 medium sized bananas, smashed
1/2 cup oil (olive, walnut, etc)
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup Greek yogurt

Dry ingredients
2/3 cup teff
2/3 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup walnuts

To flour pan
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp cocoa

Preheat oven to 350

Grease loaf pan and dust with sugar/cocoa. Reserve extra to sprinkle over top.

Mix together wet ingredients.
Mix together dry ingredients (except walnuts)
Mix wet and dry together and then mix in walnuts.

Pour batter in pan. Bake approx. 60 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.


Monday, May 6, 2013

Kiva loan - Concilie

Concilie is a member of the Twizere II group. She lives in Gitega, Burundi. She is 38 years old and married to Leonard, a businessman. Together they have one thirteen year old child who attends school.

She has been in the business of selling beans and corn for four years.

She is on her second loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan, she will increase her capital and buy a large supply of beans and corn to sell in order to earn more.

The income she earns from her business will allow her to feed her family well.