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

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

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

8 Feb 2016

Purely Pinole Backed by Prominent New Fund & CPG Accelerator

We are pleased to announce that AccelFoods, a packaged foods accelerator based in New York City, has selected Purely Pinole as a member of its 2016 class. Purely Pinole, a nutrient-dense Aztec power food made with purple maize and offered as a delicious line of hot cereal and snacking products, is one of just six companies chosen for the accelerator’s intense eight month program. In addition, Purely Pinole has received an investment from AccelFoods, which oversees a $20

27 Jan 2016

Purely Pinole Leads the Way in Hot New Food Trend: Purple Foods

Disrupts the Market as Nutrient Rich Power Food January 27, 2016 - Santa Monica-based Native State Foods, maker of Purely Pinole, is proud to be at the forefront of a burgeoning new food movement: purple foods. Experts at the 2016 Winter Fancy Foods Show in San Francisco last week named purple foods one of the top new trends taking the market by force. Purely Pinole, an ancient Aztec power food whose cornerstone ingredient is purple maize, is already seeing great response from consumers