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

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!

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

21 May 2018

Ingredient Spotlight: Cacao, Superfood of the Gods

Think quick—what ancient superfood spotlights as both a food and drink, and has been called the “drink of the gods” from Aztec societies? Wine…? Juice…? Good guess, but no. The real answer is much richer and decadent—cacao. See below for more nutritional guidance on this powerful ingredient! 5 Benefits of Raw Cacao: Highest Plant-Based Source of Iron Full of Magnesium for Heart & Brain Health Powerful Antioxidants High in Calcium A Natural Mood Elevator and Anti-Depressant

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