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‘Waiter, there’s a fly in my soup.’ ‘Yes, it’s part of the recipe.’

Reasons why you should just make your food. “Insects are viewed as what ruins food — a roach in your soup, a fly in your salad. That’s the biggest obstacle — the ick factor,” said Daniella Martin, the “Girl Meets Bug” blogger and author of “Edible: An Adventure into the World of Eating Insects and the Last Great Hope to Save the Planet.”

“It doesn’t really taste like a bug. It tastes like crunchy spices,” said Leslie Foreman, who works at a medical technology firm, after sampling a chili-lime cricket. “I’m not sure this is going to be my everyday snack, but I think it’s fun and I think it’s cool.”

“We like to say our cookies have twice the protein and half the sugar of a regular cookie,” said Miller, a former journalist and tech entrepreneur.