Chocolate Silk 2.0 (for active people!) 1600 cal, 40/30/30 Weight LossTasty!

Last updated March 7, 2016 Copy
AmountIngredient$ / daySource
1pillrainbow light just once women's one multivitamin$0.16Amazon
148gWhey Protein (Body Fortress Super Advanced Vanilla)$2.93Local (Walmart)
35grice flour$0.07Local asian market has it for <$1/lb)
40gPre-cooked Masa (Masa Precocida)$0.05local (Walmart)
39gSoybean Oil (Nutrioli)$0.09Walmart
7gNOW Foods Calcium/magnesium 1000/500 mg$0.26iHerb
4gIodized Salt$0.00Local (HT)
1pillCholine bitartrate$0.16iHerb
3gMSM Sulfur Powder (Doctor's Best)$0.10iHerb
65gcocoa powder$0.68Local (Sam's)
53gBrown Sugar$0.12local
17gNOW Potassium Gluconate$0.45iHerb
2.5gPotassium chloride$0.06iHerb
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3/7/16 — Back On The Sauce

Updated the ingredient list with current prices/sources. Unfortunately, protein and some supplement costs went up :( so now this formulation is hovering around $5/day.

If anybody knows of cheap protein sources, I'm all ears.

Preparation tips/notes:

  • I recommend mixing BROWN SUGAR & OIL together separately, then combining with the dry mix in a food processor. This ensures even (NON-CLUMPED) distribution of brown sugar. This is especially helpful when making large batches.

  • How much water? It's up to you. I split the daily mixture between 3 28oz blender bottles, then fill to the very top with H2O. You can dilute even more, but that's what's convenient for me. I also drink water in between. You'll find a dilution that you prefer very quickly.

  • Crush pills or take separately? Your call. I am bad at remembering to take pills, so I crush them and add to the mixture. If you prefer to swallow pills, then swallow away!


7/13/15 — OH MY GOD GUYS. GUYS! THIS IS AMAZING.

All of the texture problems are solved. The flavor is unbelievable. I am over the MOON with this formula! Incredible.

You have to try this. If you want a sample I can send you some I guess but if you're looking for a recipe this is IT. CEASE looking and try this, seriously.

All y'all complaining about grit, this is smooooooth. It tastes like chocolate milk and is creamy. Stellar. I'm done playing around, this is it.


1/8/15 — I used to be totally sedentary, but now I work out every day. On the original recipe I find that I'm now ravenously hungry: craving meat, cheese. I wanted to boost protein, so I threw an extra scoop of whey protein in one day and was DELIGHTED with the taste, which gave me an idea.

The main complaint with the original recipe was the texture: the corn and rice flour, of which there is a substantial amount. Perhaps in increasing protein I could get rid of some of the carbs. I looked into the macronutrient ratios I used in creating the original.

The original mixtures used general DRI for sedentary females, so carb/protein/fat ratios were around 220g/60g/40g. Yuck. For this new formulation, I selected a 40/30/30 ratio instead that put levels closer to 170g/127g/56g.

TL;DR

  • Lots more protein
  • Lots less carbs
  • Lots less corn/rice flour!!!!
  • A couple more calories, but not much
  • A bit more expensive (WHEY PROTEIN shakes fist)

I HAVEN'T MADE THIS VERSION YET it is still theoretical. It might taste awful, IDK at this point. I'll know by the weekend. I plan on making a batch tomorrow. Thanks, guys!

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Day
40% Carb, 30% Protein, 30% Fat
Calories1608
% Daily Values*
114%
Total Carbohydrate171g
107%
Dietary Fiber 27g
106%
Protein127g
101%
Total Fat57g
Saturated Fat17g
Monounsaturated Fat12g
Polyunsaturated Fat23g
245%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids3g
173%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids21g
Cholesterol307mg
Calcium
129%
Vitamin A
214%
Chloride
156%
Vitamin B6
1947%
Chromium
800%
Vitamin B12
1042%
Copper
125%
Vitamin C
160%
Iodine
225%
Vitamin D
185%
Iron
101%
Vitamin E
350%
Magnesium
378%
Vitamin K
149%
Manganese
290%
Thiamin
2328%
Molybdenum
167%
Riboflavin
2302%
Phosphorus
122%
Niacin
222%
Potassium
115%
Folate
229%
Selenium
403%
Pantothenic Acid
511%
Sodium
125%
Biotin
500%
Sulfur
150%
Choline
160%
Zinc
203%
 
* Percent Daily Values are based on "Female Active (40-30-30) ~1700Calorie goal". You may use the Nutrient Calculator to personalise your own profile, then select it from the list on the Recipe Editor tab.
Nutrient Profile: Female Active (40-30-30) ~1700Calorie goalChange

1 Review

3 years ago
Good overall taste
Below average flatulence
A little gritty
Reviewer tried this recipe more than 10 times
Reviewer is currently using this recipe

Great Scott, that's a lot of chocolate. As-is, this recipe is like drinking brownie batter. But brownie batter tastes good. I tried the recipe as-is several times before making some adjustments in hopes of finishing the batch:

  1. Reduce the amount of oil by half or more.
  2. Substitute milk for at least half of the water you would normally use. (I used whole)

Now it's more like a milkshake, or maybe cold hot chocolate. Cold, it tastes lovely. Definitely needs to be shaken often to keep the little bit of grit from coming all in the last mouthful (the only time I notice it, really).

Granted, these changes probably make this a sub-100%-nutritional diet for a few nutrients (I haven't checked) and mess up the calorie count, but it's far better than the junk I was eating before, so I'm okay with that.

Disclaimer: I haven't been drinking it for every meal, just making it for lunch so I don't have to pack one for work, and sometimes when I can't decide what else to eat.

My preparation in a blender bottle:

  1. Add water to cover ball
  2. Add 1 cup of the mix
  3. Shake
  4. Fill almost to top with milk
  5. Add less than 1/4 cup oil
  6. Shake right before drinking