I bought all the ingredients off Amazon, they arrived yesterday. I made my first batch. It tasted pretty bad. Here are my issues:
I had to go to the vitamin store for the potassium citrate. I got a bottle with 300 capsules in it. I didn’t realize I was supposed to get just a pure powder. So I opened up the capsules and measured out the 36 grams I needed for 6 days worth of the recipe.
When I noticed the recipe tasted funny, I went back and looked at the bottle. Each capsule only has 99mg of Potassium Citrate in it. The rest is filler, which consists of: and I quote: “Mcrocrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, gelatin, magnesium stearate and silica.”
So I am not getting enough Potassium Citrate, which I am fine with for now because, at most, I eat soylent for breakfast and lunch and make my own dinner where I am sure to cover the 4 basic food groups. And I still take a multivitamin. But how much do you think the 36 grams of this stuff threw off the taste?
Then, I saw in the video that he added some Stevia. I couldn’t find that at the store, so I skipped it. I will be adding it shortly. That can only help the taste, I figure. Right?
I also didn’t add the salt. I have too much in my diet already. I’m adding that next, hoping to alter the taste.
Finally, one of the main things that bothered me was the texture of the drink. That Masa is not at all a fine powder. It feels more like the consistency of sand, which I don’t like. Can I run that through a blender for a few minutes (or more?) to get that to a more powdery consistency?
Thank you for any help and advice. I bought enough stuff for a 1 month supply, so I am really hoping to find a way to make this taste/feel at least as good as the Soylent 1.0 that I got for Christmas and have enjoyed so far.
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