What is Pinole?
For centuries, our ancestors have been eating Pinole, an Aztec Superfood enjoyed all across Latin America.
Pinole is still eaten today by the Tarahumara, an indigenous community living in Northern Mexico. Tarahumara runners are known for their long-distance running abilities, they call themselves the Rarámuri, which, in their native language, means “light feet” or “runners on foot."
To fuel their long runs, the Rarámuri consume Pinole.
Pinole: Non-GMO heirloom maize (corn)
Pinole made out of Non-GMO heirloom maize (corn). The dried maize is then ground and mixed with spices, such as cinnamon. Sometimes chia seeds or sweeteners, such as piloncillo (unrefined whole cane sugar) are added.
Fans love our original flavor because it's packed with 10g of fiber, 8 grams of protein, Vegan & GF and oh-so-easy to customize with toppings!
What makes Pinole Special?
Pinole is the ultimate fuel, whether you’re gearing up for a long day or want sustained plant-based energy during a workout.
This is because Pinole is a complex carb, which means it digests at a slower pace, thus providing energy for a longer period of time.
Pinole delivers energy gradually, meaning no spike nor crash.
Pinole is pro gut health
Pinole,This fiber-rich food can help build good gut bacteria because of its base ingredient maize, which contains prebiotics.
A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, a healthy heart and brain, effective digestion and improved mood and sleep.
Where to buy Pinole?
Our abuela Adela added Pinole to her slow-cooked oatmeal, called avena, to give it an extra boost! Her recipe inspired Packed with 10 grams fiber & loaded with plant protein and 2500+ omega-3's, it's the breakfast upgrade!
We use nutrient-rich ground heirloom corn, harvested from Mexico’s independent, sustainable farms. Gluten-Free Oats, chia seeds, and other powerhouse ingredients are then added to provide a high quality breakfast or pre/post-workout meal.
This Chia Seed Oatmeal is available in three delicious flavors: Peanut Butter & Cacao, Original, and Banana Cinnamon.Exclusively sold online on Amazon, available in select retail stores nationwide.