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Sweet, sweet sweet!
on 28 July 2014
I tried this product having already tried (and liked) the standard hemp protein. This version is slightly different to that in that it contains a couple of extra ingredients to keep you full. Interestingly when you compare the other nutritional information, there is not much difference between this and the normal hemp protein...I was expecting it to have much less calories for example, but it doesn't.
Now onto the taste. Well, let's just say if you like artificially sweet things, this will be right up your street. If you don't, the first few times you drink it will be a struggle. It is sweet beyond anything I've tried before, but bizarrely I found adding a banana to it helped take away some of the artificial flavour and sweetness. It's also very gritty (which I don't mind) but some people may find strange at first.
The scoop that comes with it is too big and wide to tip straight into my smoothie blender, so I have to transfer the powder from the scoop to my blender with a teaspoon. I'd prefer if they provided a smaller scoop as with the original hemp powder.
The good news about this product is that it does seem to keep me full until lunchtime. I mix it with ice cold water, ice cubes and a banana to make a bigger and thicker drink. Overall, this does the job, but based on taste alone, I don't think I will re purchase. If they made some other less sweet options, then maybe!