My name is Richard and I am the stereotypical middle aged, obese American. At 5’6” 305 lbs (21.7 Stone) the shape I’m in is round.
I found Huel by way of my doctor who told me to lose weight or not be around for my 7 year old son. I am on day 5 of Huel for breakfast and dinner, and a sensible lunch, trying to keep calories about 1500 per day.
My first order was Vanilla, when it arrived at work last Friday I was so excited to try it that I mixed 3 scoops with a bottle of room temperature water, and quite honestly had to choke it down. The oatiness I rather like, the pea protein and sucralose aftertaste were a bit rough.
For breakfast I have found through many threads here that making it the night before and refrigerating it helps. I’ve also been adding 1/2 cup of frozen mixed berries and 45ml of raw, unfiltered, unsweetened apple juice. It’s less than 50 extra calories and helps the taste tremendously!
Dinners I have been alternating between adding a spoonful of cocoa powder and 45ml unsweetened almond milk or 45ml apple juice and some cinnamon.
I’m drinking about 4 liters of water per day and am down 6lbs in 5 days. I know most of that is just water weight, but it’s nice to see the scale going in the opposite direction.
I just signed up for a subscription and ordered a bag of Vanilla, a bag of Chocolate, and 2 bags of u/u. Hoping a 50/50 blend will help me out with my aversion to sucralose. If not, next round will be all u/u.