I’m on my first week with my first three bags of Black addition. I bought chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. The plan was fairly typical, I gather: to replace breakfast and lunch with Huel while continuing to eat a sensible meal with the family at night.
This is just my fifth morning on the plan and I’m having issues because the product is SO cloyingly sweet that I’m having trouble drinking it in the mornings. I am currently staring at the full Huel shaker on my desk with dread. I think it’s too sweet in general, but that big face full of lingering stevia is a particularly difficult way to start the day. Lunch with the exact same products is much, much easier.
Of course, I understand that unflavored/unsweetened is available, and I plan to try that as my next order. However, in the meantime I’ve got three bags of this stuff to power through until then.
So I have to ask: Why are these things so sweet to begin with? I understand why people want flavored and sweetened drinks - I bought them myself for those same reasons. But these products strike me as sweeter than anybody would ever want ANYTHING to be. Considering the adage that we can always add more, but can’t take away, why the choice to go all the way to MAX sweetness from the bag? If they started half as sweet, it would surely give everyone lots more options.