Want to gain weight with Soylent


#1

Hey guys,

I just received batch 1.4 and was wondering what people are adding to their soylent mix to gain weight. It can be anything from almond butter to powder supplements. I need to eat between 2500 to 3,000 calories and would like soylent to take care of 60-70% of this with just two cups (one in the morning & one in the evening).


#2

Simple: more soylent
When made correctly (1:2 ratio with water), 1ml is about 1 calorie. 3/4 of a pouch is about 1500 calories (60% of 2500), or a whole pouch is 2000 (67% of 3000). You can have somewhere in the middle and divide that between morning and afternoon.
Though each “cup” would be 750-1000 ml (24-32 oz)


#3

If you’re OK with adding a dairy liquid I heartily recommend heavy whipping cream, I use it in my DIY and have found it awesome and delicious. Just a single cup of cream ads ~800 calories, so it should get you to your goal easily. FYI, the generic brands are about half the cost of name brands, I’ve been buying Walmart’s Great Value.


#4

I would suggest a combination of whey protein, avocado oil and masa harina.


#5

I wanted to gain weight with Soylent too, but too many Soylent calories = too much Soylent gas. :frowning:


#6

I hope you don’t mean “cups” literally; I am not sure there is anything that calorie-dense that would be considered remotely healthy to live off of.

I add whey protein isolate. I’m actually trying to lose weight, but have been working out quite a bit and want to make sure to minimize how much of that loss is muscle mass.


#8

These are all great suggestions. I’m going to look at the whip cream and whey protein isolate options. My main goal is to knock down a hefty amount of calories with these two cups of soylent and then get the rest of my calories from healthy eating.