Chirpy Peanut Butter Granola Bars!

While there are some pretty awesomely delicious protein bars out there, yes, made with crickets (check out Exo–Cricket Flour Protein Bars and Chapul–The Original Cricket Energy Bar), it’s so much easier (and less expensive) to make your own! It’s nice to have protein-packed snacks to grab when you’re on the go and these will definitely sate your…

Chirpy Stuffed Acorn Squash with Apple and Pearled Farrow

I love fall and I will never be over pumpkin spice. I could gorge myself on pumpkin cookies, pumpkin cream cheese, pumpkin bagels, etc. My husband, however, is not so keen on the pumpkin spice world takeover, so I opted not to make stuffed pumpkin and instead decided on acorn squash. Now, take a look…

Mealies and Waxies and Chirpies! Oh My! Today is World Edible Insect Day!!

HAPPY WORLD EDIBLE INSECT DAY! (For more information visit: World Edible Insect Day on Facebook)   To celebrate, I ordered 500 mealworms, 500 waxworms, and 1,000 crickets! I’ll be cooking them up starting next week! Pretty excited to taste waxworms!! Not too thrilled that I can’t #tastethechange today. If you’d also like to be a part…

Mealworm Frittata! BRUNCH NOMS!

I love frittatas! They are insanely easy to make, healthy, and open to your dietary preferences! On weekends, frittatas are usually my go-to dish because they don’t require a lot of time or attention. My husband and I relish our weekends because we allow ourselves to be a little gluttonous and lounge around in bed…

Ento-Initiation

Rewind to almost ten years ago, and I was simultaneously enamored and disenchanted with living in South Korea. What does South Korea have to do with entomophagy (eating insects), you ask? Well, being a pretty naive girl from Six Lakes, Michigan, I was shocked and disgusted every time I observed the locals noshing on something called beondegi…