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Tried "cricket flour" today, ending 7+ years of being vegan!

I don't know if this is something anyone would find interesting, but today I tried cricket flour. Have any of you heard of it? I've been vegan since I was 15, and decided to try eating insects (ending my veganism) for a variety of reasons.

The cricket flour, or powder, has a sand like consistency, and is completely fine (no bug bits). It smells like peanut butter and has an aftertaste that is sort of like cheez-its.
Would you ever try it? Would you ever eat insects?

Insect farming is environmentally sustainable and is relatively ethical. It's one of those alternatives to animal agriculture no one really talks about.
BlueVeins · 22-25
Seems pretty interesting. I wouldn't be willing to try it bc I'm vegan, but I respect your choice.
funfan · 46-50, M
Fascinating food product, isn't it? I've known about cricket flour for around 5 years, especially that used in producing cookies like those made by Six Foods in San Francisco.

As Jest mentioned in the comments, insects are a cheap, readily available protein source in many parts of the world. 🌞
JestAJester · 31-35, M
Actually a staple diet in a lot of cultures. Supposedly very healthy. Sure I'd try it, just not cockroaches or any dead flesh eating insects
toomuchlove · 22-25, F
@JestAJester Yeah, I read over 2 billion people consume insects daily. Cockroaches are one of the most popular lol. The flour was the most appetizing option to me.
funfan · 46-50, M
@toomuchlove So very true. Have you consumed more 🦗 flour since then?
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toomuchlove · 22-25, F
@SW-User Because insects are part of the animal kingdom. Anything a part of the animal kingdom isn't vegan.
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toomuchlove · 22-25, F
@MarmeeMarch I mean, not much different than eating shrimp.
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