May 23, 2018

Yep, you're hardwired to digest crickets, beetles, and other bugs, according to a new study

Crunchy cricket tacos anyone? If the idea sounds stomach-turning, consider new research that shows humans are meant to eat bugs. Well, insects to be exact.

Rutgers researchers found that insects were the food of choice for our early primate ancestors and that we 21st century humans — among other modern day primates — are still made to eat and digest termites, crickets,...

May 22, 2018

Ento Macarons

INGREDIENTS

½ cup Milk Chocolate Chips

½ cup Bittersweet Chocolate Chips

1 cup Peanut Butter (smooth)

½ cup Red Termites  (EntomoFood AFRICA)

1 tbsp Coconut Oil 

1 tbsp Maple Syrup  

¼ cup 1 tbsp Brown Sugar 

½ tbsp Ginger Powder ... Sustainable Boost Ginger powder

½ tbsp Cinnamon 

⅔ cup (SUSTAINABLE BOOST CRICKET BLEND) 

1 cup Powdered Sugar 

2 Eggs Whites (large at room temperature)

2 tbsp Turmeric  ..... Sustainable Boost Turmeric powder...

February 22, 2018

    Did you know that cricket flour — also known as cricket protein powder — has almost triple the amount of protein present in sirloin and double the protein of chicken? That’s right, cricket flour! 

    You may be tempted to dismiss this outstanding protein food right away, but cricket flour actually has a mild and nutty taste that many people enjoy.

There are actually thousands of insects that are eaten worldwide, but cricket...

June 24, 2016

The latest series of Future Food Salon's events has been focused on crickets.  This Toronto-based group hosts banquets featuring chefs, farmers, artists, musicians, and more, who collaborate to inspire solutions for the global food crisis.  This video showcases one such event, with creative, mouth-watering foods infused with insects.

June 18, 2016

There are many amazing recipe ideas serving a variety of insects, worms, larvae, and more.  As humans become more educated about the incredible nutritional value of "critters" and the environmental-friendly, minimal impact methods of farming these bugs, there's been a surge of creativity amongst foodies who are producing and eating beautiful meals. Take a look through these photos, and enjoy the art of food and insects!

March 1, 2016

Who doesn't love pancakes?  Using cricket flour is an easy way to add protein and amino acids to your Sunday morning pancake feast.  There are a number of recipes available for pancakes made with cricket flour.  This recipe, made with a blend of cricket flour, coconut flour, and buckwheat flour, offers pancakes which are completely gluten-free and packed with protein.  You can add blueberries or get creative with your own flair! Our Sustainable Bo...

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