30 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

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

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

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

21 Feb 2018

February is Hot Breakfast Month!

We all know the saying "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day". But, did you know there's an entire month dedicated to commemorating it? Well there is! And it's now! So, how did Hot Breakfast Month start? It began as a way to encourage people to have more nutritious and filling breakfasts. Having a hot breakfast in the morning is more satisfying and will keep you fuller longer. According to 10 Tips for