Insect flour is now a great option for your day-to-day diet. In their whole form the insects can occasionally be off-putting to people, but in the form of flour there can be no more excuses. In addition to all the nutritional benefits, it allows you to enrich your dishes with additional protein.
Here are our top 5 ways to include insect flour in your diet:
- Insect Flour Snack Bars
Well known for its high protein content, insect flour has proved a great addition to snack bars. Our cricket flour bars are a great starting point for those who are keen on the idea of crunching insects and helps overcoming the visual barrier that we know some struggle with!
- Protein Pasta
Many of us are Reduced to eating pasta as a staple as students aim pasta consumption can Become more than just a carb loading exercise with protein pasta. Our pasta is made with buffalo worm flour and is not only high in protein purpose contains vitamin B12 and a good source of fibre and iron.
- Cakes & Sweet Treats
It’s really very simple to get extra protein into your cakes and sweet treats. All you have to do is add a little bit of insect flour to your usual flour and you’re done. The taste of your cakes will not change, they will just have the added bonus of being full of protein. We tried it out with pancakes they were absolutely delicious. Similarly for cookies, the insect flour adds a lovely nutty flavour.
Smoothies are a classic way of getting your five a day of fruits and veggies into your diet. Throw in a spoonful of insect flour and VOILA! You’ve got your fix of greens as well as some much needed protein.
- Insect Flour
Insect flour can be used in veggie burgers to bind everything together – and of course give you some additional much needed protein – especially if you’re vegan and don’t want to include egg. Texturised insect protein is also something that will soon be much more common to create meat substitutes for steaks, meatballs and sausages. The possibilities are endless!