30 Nov 2018

Fruit + Seed Bar

Healthy food shouldn't be too complicated to make, after all the best recipes are the ones without all the additives or a million ingredients. Of course, there are exceptions-- like in Indian food, for example when this isn't the case. But for simple breakfast bars that advertise nuts and seeds, the ingredients should have just that. The problem? It's shocking but not a lot of bars out there are quite that simple. Here at Native

15 Nov 2018

Chocolate Cherry Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies are a great on-the-go snack for mornings when you're pressed for time. These delicious, whole grain-packed dark chocolate and cherry breakfast cookies will fuel your day with energy from the power of pinole—topped off with cherries and delectably rich chocolate! Total time: 25-30 min Prep time: 15 min Bake time: 10-15 min Yield: 30 cookies Ingredients: 2 cups Old-fashioned oats 1 cup Original Purely Pinole 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder

30 Oct 2018

Pinole Savory Crisps

By now you can probably tell: here at Native State Foods, we care about your health and happiness. That's why we design recipes powered by ancient-inspired ingredients (like pinole) in a fun, flavor-filled way. It's our philosophy that eating food that's good for you should also taste great. Thankfully, with pinole - a functional powerhouse - we get to play in a nutritional playground. Pinole dates back to the Aztecs and is made by roasting

10 Oct 2018

Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

The chocolate chip cookie: one of America’s favorite comfort foods… and for good reason! There’s just something about that combination of sugar, fat, and carbs that is so good. Actually, it’s pretty much all of those things that make those little devils so addictive... Thankfully, there is a healthier alternative and a smarter way to enjoy your favorite childhood treat. We've got you covered with a new, clean take on this old classic by whipping

25 Sep 2018

Pinole + Chia Bars

Paleo. Ketogenic. Low carb-- or, wait is it no carb? Is anyone else confused?! But really...when did food become so complicated? At the end of the day, the food you choose should be both wholesome and nourishing… it’s really as simple as that. For thousands of years, simple, natural foods empowered our ancestors and kept them strong and healthy. Why not give it a try for yourself with these pure and natural Pinole + Chia

4 Sep 2018

Pinole Ancient Superfood Squares

This one is for all the weekend warriors out there who are always on-the-go! After a long, crazy week of racing between work, errands, a busy schedule, and everything in between, you can't wait to get outside and find adventure! We know its important to you to find clean, whole foods that can power your fun, taste great, and give you the energy you need. That's why we were thrilled about this latest recipe from

8 Aug 2018

Summer Berry Fresh Pinole Waffles

We’re always exploring new and delicious ways to prepare pinole. Our latest efforts in the test kitchen will please our fellow breakfast lovers. Introducing pinole waffles. We’re bringing the power of pinole to a classic breakfast staple. Next time you’re looking to fuel up for adventure, try this delicious, nutritious option, pairing it with your favorite berries, nuts, or chocolate chips! Prep time: 5 m     Cook time: 15 m Ready in: 20 m Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 1

3 Aug 2018

Banana Nut Pinole Bars

Banana nut anything is pretty much a classic for your go-to breakfast: muffins, waffles, and other yummy recipes. The problem: muffins, waffles, and “other” recipes tend not to be the best for your health or waistline. With added sugars and nutritionally-deficient flours, many of these recipes can do quite a bit of damage. No reason to fret! We have cooked up a fun and healthy alternative to this classic indulgence. By replacing the numerous-- and

13 Jul 2018

Chocolate + Goji Berry Pinole Power Brownies

By now, you’ve probably guessed that chocolate can be healthy. By going with the darker stuff containing a little less sugar, you’re able to indulge conscientiously. It is possible! But did you also know that you can go one step further and find a way to make chocolate fuel your body to invigorate you for whatever lies ahead? With the power of Purely Pinole, you already set yourself up for success by packing in all

2 Jul 2018

Apple Cinnamon Pinole Breakfast Bites

It’s easy to get stuck in a breakfast rut, especially when you just need something fast and simple you can grab while running out the door. These Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Bites are the perfect start to the morning. With the power of pinole plus fresh apples and cinnamon, each tasty bite will help you take on whatever the day may bring! But be sure to make plenty, as these have been found to disappear quickly!

21 Jun 2018

Morning Power Smoothie

"This smoothie is whipped up in a matter of seconds and then topped with fresh berries. Made with our Blueberry + Banana Pinole, with an extra boost of antioxidants and vitamins wrapped in delicious fruit accents." Total Prep Time: 5-7 min Yield: 1 medium smoothie Ingredients: 1 large banana 185 g frozen berry blend 1 Tsp lemon juice 1 Tsp Blueberry + Banana Purely Pinole 1 Tsp almond butter 125 mL almond milk 2 Tsp

8 Jun 2018

Blueberry + Yogurt Pinole Pancakes

What if we told you that there was a way to have pancakes for breakfast and get a boost of antioxidants the same time (a.k.a. have your cake and eat it too...)? We bet you'd think there's no way. That is, until you found out that there is actually a healthy option out there that packs in gluten-free whole grain nutrition filled with powerful antioxidants all at once. Drum roll: pinole! With the ancient purple

15 Oct 2017

Pinole Chocolate Dessert Bites!

Attention all chocolate lovers! We have a new treat to excite your taste buds! Not sure what to bring to that upcoming holiday party? Have family coming over and need something quick and easy? Well look no further! Our chefs have whipped up the perfect recipe that is delicious AND nutritious! Introducing Purely Pinole Chocolate Dessert Bites  These bites are tasty, super fast to make and great to share. PLUS, they're much better for you than Aunt

20 Jul 2017

PINOLE-CHIA PUDDING BY REGISTERED DIETITIAN & NUTRITIONIST ELISE DEMING

The Newest and Most Innovative Natural & Organic Options the Food Industry Has to Offer: My Personal Fave! Guest Blog Post by Elise Deming, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Elise Deming is a registered Retail Dietitian Nutritionist in N.J. For more nutrition tips and recipes, visit her Instagram account @eat.with.elise. Originally posted on Philly.com At the Specialty Food Show last month in Edison, N.J. I was able to see the newest and most innovative natural and organic options that the food