You read that right. Today we’re challenging TWO taboo foods at the same time, in a nourishing, protein-packed and surprisingly delicious snack. Pig’s blood and cricket protein bites!
Homemade Hematogen – Russian blood protein bar
“Hematogen (Russian: Гематоген, Gematogen; Latin: Haematogenum) is a nutrition bar, which is notable in that one of its main ingredients is black food albumin taken from processed (defibrinated) cow’s blood. Other ingredients may vary, but they usually contain sugar, milk and vanillin.” (courtesy of Wikipedia)
I had come across Hematogen bars online a couple of times, (see this Chowhound’s article.) and the idea of blood protein bars sounded pretty appealing. Read More »