Trying Cricket Flour With Crobar

I am so guilty of snacking on the go. I just get hungry all the time and then I usually end up picking up some kind of chocolate, muesli or energy bar. Unfortunately, I can´t eat anything with chocolate anymore due to a recently developed dairy intolerance. All of a sudden I´ve got nothing to snack on anymore. So when the lovely Christine from Gathrfoods asked me if I´d like to try out her (dairy-free) Crobar* I didn´t have to think twice about it.





Crobar* is a healthy and nutritious energy bar made from cricket flour. As soon as I read "cricket flour" I was intrigued. Insects like crickets are especially high in protein and contain vital micronutrients. In asian countries they are eaten on a daily basis already. I´ve always been quite disgusted when I saw scenes of that on TV but with the opportunity at my doorstep, I had to try it. First of all, the packaging of Crobar* is really cute for an energy bar. I´d definitely stop to take a closer look if I saw it in a shop. It´s more friendly and looks fresher than the usual packaging. Personally, I give Crobar* all the plus points for not only being dairy-free but also gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, GMO free and paleo friendly. I can´t think of anyone who wouldn´t be able to eat it. Also I can´t be the only one that immediately thinks "ooh, this is healthy" when I read all the thing it doesn´t contain.

Currently you have the choice between Peanut and Cocoa flavours. In all honestly, both smell kind of weird which might be off-putting at first. But all that´s gone as soon as you have your first bite. Both flavours taste really nice. The taste of peanuts as well as cocoa really comes through in the respective flavours. Also I can´t taste the cricket flour in particular which is good as I don´t know how I´d stand to its taste. Personally, I prefer the peanut flavour as I´m an avid lover of their taste anyway. Also for me it has a fresher taste as opposed to the cocoa flavour which is rather sweet. While Crobar* does contain cricket flour it only makes up for 6% of the whole bar. The other ingredients are mainly nuts, fruits and seeds, so it only contains things that are good for your body. I love that there´s pieces of nuts and seeds left in the bar. It gives it a really nice texture and adds more layers to the flavour.

I´ve grown very fond of the taste of Crobar* when I tried it. Although I wouldn´t necessarily be craving one at any time it´s just really tasty. Also you can easily do your body something good while enjoying the taste of it. So that´s definitely a win-win situation. In general I think the knowledge of eating cricket flour makes it more of a whole experience the first few tries which gives it a very special feeling. I definitely suggest you to check Crobar* out yourself. You might like the taste of crickets as well (as weird as that still sounds).

8 comments

  1. These sound so interesting but I definitely had to read cricket flour twice! I'm dreadful for snacking during the day and will normally just indulge in anything and everything unhealthy x

    Darling Jordan

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    1. If I could, I´d honestly just snack everything unhealthy 24/7. That´s another reason I like Crobar so much because it´s so good for your body! I also had to read cricket flour a few times, haha.
      xx

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  2. Usually I am a bit hesitant with bars as not all of them are nutritious.
    Would love to try this one.
    x
    Stella from a Looks & Travels

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    1. I´m also a bit hesitant as I´ve found that many healthy looking bars had chocolate or something in them to make them taste nicer. But with Crobar, I can´t see one ingredient that would be bad for your body!
      xx

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  3. This looks so yummy and I love how healthy it sounds. The packaging looks really pretty too. But did you say "cricket flour?" Oh wow, I did not even know that such a thing exists! Good thing that you can't taste the flour, but now I'm intrigued to what cricket flour actually tastes like! :P

    Olivia x
    Beauty from the Fjord

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    1. Yep, I said cricket flour. I didn´t know such a specific product would even exist, either. You could always order it & try it out although I´m kind of scared about trying cricket flour on its own as I have no idea what crickets taste like. :D
      xx

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  4. I've got to do my review on these still, it's nice to see someone else's opinion before I find out myself as they contain cricket flour and that can be a little daunting.

    Meme xx

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    www.thedayinthelifeof.co.uk

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    1. Yep, it´s pretty daunting at first but trust me, you´ll like them for sure!
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