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

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

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

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

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

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