Change in recipe – adding Xanthan Gum

///Change in recipe – adding Xanthan Gum

Change in recipe – adding Xanthan Gum

Beginning today, all of the mixed People Chow I’m sending out will have 4g of Xanthan Gum per week. I’ve been testing it in my own batches and there’s a marked improvement in the texture of the final product. I was going to wait on this for a bit longer but on Monday I shipped out a batch that included some samples. It was past midnight (technically Tuesday then) and I didn’t want to mix up an additional batch… so I made the samples from my own batch I had just mixed up that night. If I want to keep the samples accurate then I need to have the final product be the same thing. I’ve updated the recipes on diy.soylent.me as well to reflect the change:

By | 2014-09-25T08:05:51+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Categories: Ingredients, Soylent|Tags: , |2 Comments

About the Author:

Chris Bair is a computer geek and SalesForce.com system administrator for his "day job". He became involved in the powdered foods (aka "soylent") movement in January 2014, originally with a conventional recipe and later switching to a high fat, low carb "ketogenic" variant on October 2014. In January 2015 he created the recipe for Keto Chow and released it without restriction for anyone to use, at the same time he began mixing the recipe up for people that wanted a finished product and has seen steady growth in the business every month since. Chris has lived in Utah for most of his life, except for a few years living in Chile where he learned Castillian. Chris and his wife have two sets of twins with a couple singltons thrown in for good measure.

2 Comments

  1. Kazooless March 10, 2015 at 11:25 am - Reply

    How did you determine how much xantan gum to use? I am new to trying Soylent and am expecting my first shipment in a day or two. I created my own recipe by modifying the People Chow 3.1 to adhere to the new Soylent 1.4 ratios and the men’s steady weight loss nutrition profile (1759 calories). The recipe is here: http://diy.soylent.me/recipes/masa-chow-14-mens-steady-weight-loss

    I saw your latest video after ordering everything and was intrigued by the xanthan gum addition.

    • chris March 10, 2015 at 11:26 am - Reply

      I shamelessly stole the amount from axcho =) It seems to be a good amount.

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