March 2, 2023
Welcome to Ben Greenfield’s Weekly Roundup and Cool New Discoveries!
Ben Greenfield’s discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts, and more!
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My Latest Fascinating Discoveries: Cool New Things I’m Trying, Books I’m Reading, And More!
My Nutty Twist On A Traditional Mexican Horchata Drink
My twin sons recently helped me invent a nutty twist on a traditional Mexican horchata drink, using a special ingredient (one of my favorite snacks!).
We’ve tried horchata recipes with different ratios, types of rice and nuts, and various spices, but the king of them all has turned out to be a horchata made of Barukas nuts.
Since they were introduced to me by super foodie Darin Olien, Barukas have remained a staple in our household. They’re pretty much the healthiest nuts on the planet – a mini-cocktail of micronutrients – and perfect fuel for what my sons and I call our Barukas Choco-Horchata. Read on for the recipe:
🥛 1 cup Barukas nuts, soaked in water for 24 hours at room temperature
🥛 4 cups hot (but not boiling) water
🥛 ½ cup organic cacao powder
🥛 ¼ cup sugar, honey, or alternative sweetener
🥛 ¼ tsp salt
🥛 2 tsp cinnamon
🥛 Drain the soaked Barukas nuts and add to a blender.
🥛 Add hot water and blend on high speed until homogenous and almost smooth, about 2 minutes.
🥛 Carefully pour blended nuts through a cheesecloth-lined fine-mesh sieve into a large bowl or pitcher. Gather the ends of the cheesecloth together and squeeze out all remaining liquid.
🥛 Add sugar, honey, or sugar substitute and salt to the horchata liquid and stir together.
🥛 Cool completely, then transfer to a container and store in the refrigerator (stores for up to a week).
🥛 Serve horchata over ice, sprinkled with cinnamon, or if you prefer, warm.
Tip: Don’t toss those soaked nuts from which you’ve strained the “nut milk”! The texture of this “nut pulp” is fantastic for making raw food crusts and bases or as part of a nourishing face and body scrub.
PS: Incidentally, for you cocktail enthusiasts, a local restaurant called “De Espana” serves this same drink as Tiger Nut Horchata with rum on ice. It’s mighty fine. I’m completing my second cookbook, so keep your eyes peeled for updates on its release date.
My New Parenting Book Is Officially Available Now!
After two years of interviewing some of the top parents on the planet…
…. from crazy macho Alpha dads like the controversial “Liver King” and Spartan race founder Joe DeSena…
…to peaceful backwoods, unschooling, off-grid gardeners, and homemakers (including my children’s wilderness survival instructors and my own wife Jessa)…
…to outside-the-box thinking fitness icons like Kelly and Juliet Starrett, Paul Chek, and the Vega “Fat Fueled Family”…
…to a host of other entrepreneurs, billionaires, single moms, and dads, my own dear parents, pastors, education experts, legacy builders, wealth managers, and many others who have created impactful, happy, and resilient children…
…I’ve finally put the finishing touches on a 600+ page parenting book that is the most comprehensive parenting book that exists. It’s like the blueprint for raising a human.
It’s called Boundless Parenting: Tools, Tactics & Habits of Great Parents, and it’s kind of like Tim Ferriss’s Tools of Titans or Tribe of Mentors, but for parenting. In other words, this is a book that takes the best of the best of raising babies, children, and teenagers, decoding discipline, planning education, creating legacy, meaning and purpose, diet, nutrition, fitness, tackling the in-and-out daily nitty-gritty of being a successful parent with practical tips from the trenches and tons more.
Basically, it’s the book I wish I had existed when I first became a parent, and thank goodness, Boundless Parenting is now officially done and has been unleashed on the world.
This book has been a labor of love, and I’m beyond excited to see it finally come to fruition.
You can pick up a copy of my brand-new parenting book here. And if you like it, I would love to hear your review on Amazon.
Join Me For Dinner In Sedona, AZ
I’ll make this quick.
I want to personally invite you to an intimate VIP dinner experience with my family and me in beautiful Sedona, Arizona.
I’ll be in AZ during that time presenting as a keynote speaker at the Breath, Body & Beyond ‘Shine’ event from March 10th to the 12th, and I’d love to see you there for my formal dinner on the 11th. At this dinner, you’ll be presented with a magnificent and delicious home-style dinner personally prepared by the entire Greenfield family, a free signed copy of Boundless Cookbook, a personalized Q&A with me, and entertainment by local vocal artist and my younger sister, Aengel Greenfield.
This dinner is directly supported by the Shine event so huge thanks to their team for hosting my VIP dinner experience. Plus, a shoutout to some of the event sponsors for helping to make this possible:
Click here to reserve your ticket for my dinner—I can’t wait to see you there!
A Quick Little “By The Way”…I’m Hiring
That’s right: I’m hiring!
I’m currently on the hunt for a superstar part-time Editorial Assistant to join our team at Ben Greenfield Life. Click here to learn more and apply if you’re interested!
Podcasts I Recorded This Week:
How To Clear Out Damaging, Life-Shortening Zombie Cells In Just 2 Days A Month, A “Shotgun Formula” For Senescent Cells & More With Dr. Gregory Kelly.
This episode was brought to you by Organifi (Red), Seed (code BEN15), Joovv (code BEN), Element Health CBD (code BEN15), Boundless Parenting, BGL Careers, and Shine Sedona.
Educating The Next Generation With Ceremonies, Rites Of Passage, Nature Immersion, Wilderness Survival & More With Tim Corcoran & Jeannine Tidwell.
This episode was brought to you by BON CHARGE (code GREENFIELD), Neurohacker Qualia Mind (code BGF), Levels, HVMN ( code BENG20), Shine Sedona, and Boundless Parenting.
Ben Greenfield’s VIP Text Club: To receive exclusive texts from Ben Greenfield, text the word “FITNESS” to 411247 (within the U.S. only).
Articles I Published This Week:
“Boundless Parenting”: Parenting Q&A Highlights From 5 Of The Epic Parents Featured In My New Book.
My full article feed and all past archives of my articles are here if you want to check out past articles.
Product Of The Week:
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Shine Event / VIP Dinner: March 10th – March 12th
I want to personally invite you to an intimate VIP dinner experience with my family and I in beautiful Sedona, Arizona. I’ll be in AZ during that time presenting as a keynote speaker at the Breath, Body & Beyond ‘Shine’ event from March 10th to the 12th, and I’d love to see you there for my formal dinner on the 11th. At this dinner, you’ll be presented with an exquisite home-style dinner personally prepared by the entire Greenfield family, a free signed copy of Boundless Cookbook, a personalized Q&A with me, and entertainment by local vocal artist and my younger sister, Aengel Greenfield. Learn more here.
Keep up on Ben’s LIVE appearances by following bengreenfieldfitness.com/calendar!
Kion Product Of The Week: Brand New Kion Protein Bar
You know I’m a huge fan of Kion.
They combine the cleanest natural ingredients into complementing supplements (and foods!) that help you unlock your body’s natural energy.
And their new Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar is out of this world delicious.
Not only that but it is made with only real, whole-food ingredients—giving it balanced macronutrients for clean, stable energy.
The Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar’s complex flavors and texture come from real, natural, whole-food ingredients such as…
- Organic almonds
- Organic cocoa nibs
- Organic chia seeds
- Organic coconut, and
- Organic honey
And it contains 11 grams of satiating protein from grass-fed whey protein isolate to support your active lifestyle.
Click here to try it. I promise you, you’re going to love this new Protein Bar from Kion!
Asking A Quick Favor About My New Book Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits For Spiritual Stamina
I just wanted to quickly thank all of you who ordered a copy of my new book, Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits for Spiritual Stamina.
This book was written and inspired by my own personal temptations, struggles, and failures, and informed by what I’ve studied and learned along the way.
It’s my deepest wish and prayer that it touches your life and gives you the tools and tactics you need to build your own spiritual stamina, strap on your sword, trust God and experience the peace, love, and joy of His creation.
If Endure does make even the smallest impact on your life, I would love it if you could help me spread the word far and wide, by:
Thanks again for all your support!
P.S. I can also give special discounts for bulk purchases of my books. So, if you would like to use them for a Bible study or a book club, please email [email protected], and my team will get you set up.
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