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Mind-BUGGling energy balls!

Peanut butter and mealworm protein balls
The eco-delicious energy balls of the future
  • Preparation 15 minutes
  • Cooking 0
  • Power 0
  • Quantity About 29 balls (15 g)
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Ingredients

4 steps

  • Wash your hands properly.

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients.

  • With your hands, shape the dough into balls. (Yep, it’s just like play dough)

  • Store your energy balls in an airtight container in the fridge.

History

WHAT!? Madame Labriski has added insect powder to her energy balls? Yuk! I don’t want any, thank you very much.

I’m sure many of you feel the same way.

But what if I told you that mealworm protein is more nutritious than meat protein and plant protein? Would you believe me?

In fact, Entomo Protéine mealworm protein (made here in the Quebec City area) contains more protein than beef, more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk and amino acids for the day. You have to agree, that’s pretty mind-BUGGling!

And what if I also told you that this protein smells like roasted nuts, and requires considerably fewer resources to produce. And would you believe me if I said it’s the protein of the future?

I wrote a short article about my experience. I can understand if you don’t like the idea of consuming insect powder. In Quebec, we’re just not used to it, but I can assure you that it’s a healthy food choice for both you and the planet. Adding just 2 tablespoons of mealworm powder provides a total of 8 grams of protein.

To whet your appetite, my little energy balls have that peanut butter and chocolate taste combination like those famous Reese’s peanut butter cups. What’s not to like?

P.S.: You can also make these energy balls with your favourite protein powder. But believe me, it’s worth opting for Entomo Protéine insect powder.

Bon appétit!

Storage

  • These energy balls freeze well.

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We make life easier with our date purees

Date puree - Original

Date puree is high in fibre and that’s why it can keep us going for long periods of time, while letting us enjoy the taste of pure happiness. The natural choice for all your guilt-free treats. Yumski!

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FAQ

Where can I buy Madame Labriski date puree?

At IGA, Rachelle Béry, Marché Tradition and Bonichoix grocery stores across Quebec. My purees contain no preservatives and can be found in the fruit and vegetable section (yes, dates are fruit) near the pre-cut fruit and vegetables. If you can’t find them, simply ask a member of staff!

How do you make date puree?

Buy date halves that are perfect for cooking and make your own date puree. Get the recipe here.

I have cricket powder. Can I add some to any recipe?

Yes. You can easily add 2 to 3 tablespoons. Cricket powder is a flour (powder) that’s very high in protein.