RECIPES USING GROUND MEALWORM POWDER

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RECIPES USING GROUND MEALWORM POWDER

Mealworms as part of our regular daily food intake:

  • Supports redusing global warming
  • Discharges less green house gasses than cows and pigs
  • Uses NO water
  • Reduces waste as they eat the shell from the wheat cornel and waste greens

 

Nutritional content in dried mealworms fullfill the modern recommendations concerning healthy food choices:

  • High content of protein 50%
  • Lots of healthy fatty acids mainly unsaturated 30%
  • Lots of good fibers
  • Low content of sugar

The exo skeleton contains a lot of chitin, which is a long chained poly saccharide. It supports ligaments, joints and cell replication. Research is trying to examine the immune stimulating effect of chitin.

All ingrediences are available in the regular food store, so it is very easy to get going. If you prefer a recipe which contains gluten, feel free to substitute corn, rice and oatmeal flour with a flour which contains gluten like wheat flour.

Pancakes with ground mealworm powder - 5 pieces.

Course of action

Blend coconut milk, oil, egg, lemon juice, sweetener and cottage cheese. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.

Fry on af pan at middle heat in coconut oil.

Garnish with fresh berries and Nutella/chocolate spread.

Bread rolls with ground mealworm powder - 9 pieces

Course of action

Mix psyllium fiber in water and let it set for 10 min. Do the same with chia seeds. Mix yeast and lukewarm water. Add salt, oil, egg, turmeric and the sweld up psyllium shells and chia seeds. Mix in the 4 types of flour (dough should be sticky). Place on baking tray with 2 spoons. Leave to rise for 60 min. Bake at 225˚ convection oven for 12 - 15 min.

Enjoy with any kind of topping.

Mini Pizzas with ground mealworm powder - 12 pieces.

Course of action

Make the breadroll dough as above and let the dough rise for 45 min in a bowl. Turn on the oven at 200˚ convection. Place blobs of dough on the oven tray and press them flat. Bake them now for 10 min.

Meanwhile, mix tomato sauce and oil, coarse salt and crushed chili. Spread it on the already partly baked dough and put meat and cheese on the top. Bake again for another 10 min. Garnish with Cherry tomatoes and fresh oregano.

Crisp bread with ground mealworm powder - Oven trays

Course of action

Mix all the dry ingredients then add the oil and the water. The consistency should be soft like toothpaste. Spread out onto 2 oven trays dressed with baking paper (leave small space before the edges) and cut squares in the size you desire with a pizza wheel.

Bake at 170˚ convections oven for 35 min. (or untill they are crisp)

Enjoy with any kind of topping.

RECIPES

With mealworm flour

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Food values:

MEALWORMS ARE GOOD FOR YOU AND GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Widely used in cooking. Your fantacy is the limit. E.g. In all baking goods, bread rolls, bread, crispbread, cake, cookies, pizza.

Adds:

Taste of Umami
Protein
Healthy fatty acids
Healthy fibers
Glucosamine
Crunch
Fullness

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