New Hueler here!
Since I wasn’t sure what I wanted to use long term via a subscription I ordered one of everything.
So far the RTU is the clear winner over the power, which is a shame because I would prefer to use the power due to lower cost per use and lower waste. I did notice there is a slight difference in ingredients (Oats first vs Pea Protein), but I assume they have basically the same health benefits?
While I find the taste of the RTU (both the berry and vanilla) to be better than the power, the biggest difference is the texture. Is there something I’m doing wrong or can do different to get the creamier/smoother texture of the RTU?
My first power experience was just to add water, add powder, shake, add a little more water and shake again like the directions said and it was gritty at best. I’ve gone to putting in the fridge after mixing for a bit, and its better-passible but it’s still not as good as the RTU.
What are you all doing? Anything that I can add to get the same experience without taking too much time. If I have to take the time to measure/blend/whatever, I might as well cook an quick meal, which contrary to the point of Huel in my life.
In general I’m happy with Huel and am glad there are products like it around. I feel they were made for me. I would often go through the day without eating anything. Until the evening, I would realize I was hungry and eat anything I could. Like ALL. THE. THINGS. Obviously, that was not good for my overall health or my waistline! As a bonus, I love that Huel is dairy/soy free and vegan friendly. I’m not a vegan (I love steak too much) but I do think it might be a healthy direction to lean.
My only complaint would be the use of Splenda as a sweetener. It makes both my wife and Bro-in-law double over in stomach cramps. So I’ll start getting the unsweetened version on my next order. Assuming I can get the texture right that is. Is there a list of comparable sweeteners to add anywhere? Local honey perhaps? I guess that would mess with the calorie count.
Anyway, I ramble…
TLDR; How do I get the power to taste and more importantly feel like the RTU?