I’m experimenting with adding ultralight flavors to the U/U. I quite like some of the aromas I’ve picked up from various online store (still waiting for the vegan bacon aroma to arrive! w00t!) but they’re a little bit too “weak”. (My current dosage is 3%, i.e. 21 grams (just like the soul, eh?) to 125 g Huel and 600 g water) For 10 days of backpacking with 4 meals/day, this means 840 g - almost a liter of flavoring, which is both too expensive and too heavy for me. (especially since I’m doing three legs, ~25 days in total, stocked up for 30 days)
Now the Huel flavor boost certainly is more attractive than the aromas I’ve found so far. I use 7 grams flavor boost per serving, and it actually contains calories that I can use! However, it’s too sweet for my liking so I end up adding ~4 grams of citric acid and some salt to make it palatable and I’m still not loving it.
From my adventures in raw food candy-land, I realized I have some essential oils, namely one Japanese peppermint and one anise. These bottles are absolutely crazy. 1-2 drops (<0.03 g) is all that I need for an intense mint flavor. Can anybody recommend any other essential oils that would blend well (even better?) with the oaty flavor of the U/U? And are there any concerns with eating small amounts of essential oils for an extended period of time?
What else could I add to my pack that takes up minimal space and weight, while still packing a punch to the palate?