21 Aug 2018

Ingredient Spotlight: Maqui Berry, The South American Superberry

Here at Native State Foods, we use ancient, premium ingredients to deliver the highest level of nutrition, purity and taste in every bite. Many of these ingredients have been used for thousands of years. They are powerful and healing. The Maqui Berry is a small, superberry indigenous to southern Chile. It is still harvested nearly exclusively by the native Mapuche Indians. It's rich and bursting with sweet flavor but also full of nutritional benefits that have been revered for centuries. Learn more below why we

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

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

22 Mar 2018

Swap Your Oatmeal for Pinole: The Energy Powerhouse Superfood

Pinole is the breakfast superfood you didn't know you were craving. Guest Blog Post by Emily Monaco. Emily Monaco is an American food and culture writer based in Paris. She loves uncovering the stories behind ingredients and exposing the face of our food system, so that consumers  can make educated choices. Her work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Vice Munchies, and Serious Eats. Originally posted on organicauthority.com How many of us start

1 Mar 2018

Pinole: The Perfect Endurance Fuel

If you’ve heard of pinole (pronounced pih-nol), it’s probably because of the Tarahumara Indians – a near mythical tribe that lives deep in the Copper Canyons of Mexico and who were popularized in the book Born to Run.  The Tarahumara are considered the world’s greatest endurance athletes because of their ability to run hundreds of miles non-stop – seriously.  Plus, they have virtually no incidence of modern day disease.  Their fuel of choice?  Pinole. Pinole