Eating Insects

Looking for a different sort of snack? Iowa State University’s Entomology Club has Web pages featuring recipes for Banana Worm Bread, Rootworm Beetle Dip, Chocolate Chirpie Chip Cookies, and other insect treats. A handy nutritional chart reveals that 100 grams of crickets provide 12.9 grams of protein and 5.5 grams of fat whereas June beetles offer roughly the same amount of protein but only 1.4 grams of fat.

Go to: http://www.ent.iastate.edu/misc/insectasfood.html

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