I just my Huel arrived today and I thought I’d give you my first experiences.
First things I noticed:
- I ordered an extra scoop, but I didn’t realize that a first order would come with 2 starter scoops. I either missed it, or it could be clearer
- How many scoops of Huel would you need alone for someone aiming for 2,500 calories? I know I can do the math, but I’m sure it must be definitively written somewhere too, I couldn’t find it.
I had my first taste of Berry earlier today. These are my thoughts:
I have never really been able to conceptualize the taste of “earthiness”, until now. Wow, it’s certainly something unique. It is incredible how bland this product tastes. I didn’t dislike anything, I just didn’t enjoy it, almost like flours taste I guess. However, the Berry flavor seems to be well balanced and bring out the best, without overpowering. The texture is good too.
The only thing that this product is “missing” is sugar, which is probably directly responsible for the “earthy” taste. Perhaps it’s because I love sugar, but a sweeter taste would certainly make it more palatable. I guess that is the good thing about Huel, it’s a great base to add what you want. I might try adding things like Honey in the future because even if I add sugar, it will be much less than what my diet currently has and I can slowly reduce this over time.
I just read through the little booklet you get and it pretty much gives good advice about the paragraph above.
I used to use Joylent for 2-3 months, which does taste “better” ( basically sweeter ). But I was concerned that they were using Soy.
I will see how I get on, I think I like it, but I need to see how I get on after my first week.