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Mint choc shake

S: 16st7lb C: 14st5lb G: 10st1lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 2st2lb(12.99%)
#1
I have read that some people use the peppermint tea to make their mint/choc shakes. Mint/choc sounded lovely but I cannot stand tea in any shape or form so I have cheated and not been thrown out of ketosis. I bought a bottle of Peppermint essence and add a few drops to the shake and mmmm it is lovely, it is made with vegatable oil and pure peppermint but you only need a few drops.
 
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S: 16st7lb C: 14st5lb G: 10st1lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 2st2lb(12.99%)
#3
I bought it in Asda but you can get it anywhere just look in the cake making section. It is in a small miniture bottle and only cost me 52p. Well worth it.
 
S: 15st8lb C: 15st0lb G: 10st0lb Loss: 0st8lb(3.67%)
#4
Great idea about the essence, i tried adding peppermint tea to my chocolate shake and quite literally got sick!! Im not too keen in the chocolate shakes anyway but i will give it ago!
Thanks Debbie :D
 

rainbow brite

~Starsprinkled~
S: 15st1lb C: 12st6.6lb G: 8st10lb BMI: 30 Loss: 2st8.4lb(17.25%)
#5
To me when I add the peppermint tea to my shake I can't taste the tea at all, just tastes minty *shrug*
 
S: 13st1lb C: 13st1lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#6
i like the idea of the mint choc shakes! how do you make the shakes with cold or can you make with hot water?
 
S: 16st7lb C: 14st5lb G: 10st1lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 2st2lb(12.99%)
#7
You can make the shakes hot or cold, I also have vanilla with coffee hot, choc with coffee hot and I also have half choc half vanilla hot or cold. I have only tried the choc/mint cold but going to have a hot one tonight.
 
S: 15st0lb C: 15st0lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 36 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
I can't taste the tea/leafy bit either when I make it. I love it! But I might try that peppermint essence anyways. just for handiness sakes. Can we definitely have it?

I also like making the shakes with pmint tea because its good for the digestion too.
 
S: 18st0lb C: 15st4lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 39.1 Loss: 2st10lb(15.08%)
#11
if we can use peppermint essence what about orange essence chocolate orange shake mmmmm!!!!
 
S: 16st7lb C: 14st5lb G: 10st1lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 2st2lb(12.99%)
#13
I dont know if they are allowed but you are only using a few drops and it hasn't taken me out of ketosis. I thought about looking for an orange one too because it sounds lovely, also might try the banana one with the vanilla.
 

MorbidBubblewrap

Is thinking positive!
#15
Mingin :p
 
#16
Wow morbidbubblewrap that's a hell of an achievement! Well done you!

Re/ essences - my knowledge of LT says no, that peppermint might be ok but orange or others not - don't forget we're not supposed to have flower/fruit _teas_ so essences/oils would be worse. Prob due to the acid in flower/fruit I guess... can throw you off ketosis. But I'm def gonna try the mint oil if I can get it! Am in Dublin though no asda... I'll try tesco...
 
#19
mmm i bought some peppermint essence weeks ago but didnt dare try it incase it took me out of ketosis but i might give it a go now.
 


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