Pinole & Oatmeal

For centuries, my 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. 

It’s made out of Non-GMO heirloom maize (or corn, as most know it). 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.

Pinole is the ultimate fuel, whether you’re gearing up for a long day or want sustained plant-based energy during a workout.

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.

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My grandmother added Pinole to her slow-cooked oatmeal, called avena, to give it an extra boost! Her recipe inspired Pinole Chia Oatmeal. 

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.

Oats, chia seeds, and other powerhouse ingredients are then added to provide a high quality breakfast or pre/post-workout meal. 

Pinole Chia Oatmeal is available in three delicious flavors: Peanut Butter & Cacao, Original, and Banana Cinnamon.

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Yes, Pinole Chia is Vegan!

Yes! Pinole Chia Oatmeal is Gluten-Free. We use certified Gluten-Free Oats.

Natural Ingredients

Original Flavor: Certified Gluten-Free Rolled Oats, Chia Seeds, Olotillo Corn, Raw Cane Sugar (Vegan), Cinnamon, Sea Salt.

Banana Cinnamon: Certified Gluten-Free Rolled Oats, Chia Seeds, Olotillo Corn, Freeze Dried Diced Bananas, Raw Cane Sugar (Vegan), Cinnamon, Sea Salt.

Peanut Butter Cacao: Certified Gluten-Free Rolled Oats, Chia Seeds, Olotillo Corn, Peanut Flour, Organic Cacao, Raw Cane Sugar (Vegan), Cinnamon, Sea Salt.

It's so quick & easy to make Pinole Chia Oatmeal. Find our prep guide here.

Need breakfast ideas? We've got you covered with our 35+ Page Recipe book. Oatmeal, Baked Oats, Pancakes, Waffles and more.

We have 3 flavors! Banana Cinnamon, Peanut Butter & Cacao, and Original.

60 grams = 1 serving! It's a hefty portion!

Our Pinole Chia Oatmeal has a shelf life of 1 year from production. You can always find the expiration on the back of our packaging.

The different ingredients within the blend have varying expiration dates over 1 year.

If you're asking yourself, how long do oats last?...our gluten-free rolled oats have an expiration of approximately 2 years from production.

This question comes with a lot of debate in the paleo community. For a while, oats had been on the list of foods to avoid in a paleo diet.

However, in recent years, it's been learned that cavemen and cavewomen actually used stones to grind oats and other grains.

Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds check so many boxes!

Chia seeds are high in protein, fiber, vegan, and gluten-free.

Chia Seeds are a key component to our Pinole Chia Oatmeal Recipe, which has 10 grams of fiber per serving and between 8-14 grams of plant protein (depending on flavor).

We include a hefty portion of Chia Seeds in our Pinole Chia Oatmeal, which contributes to our 10 grams of fiber and 8-14 grams (depending on flavor) of plant protein per servings.

We also love soaking chia seeds in water and making chia pudding!

The Tarahumara of Northern Mexico eat Chia Seeds/Pinole to fuel their long distance runs.

Yes! We have over 35+ heirloom corn, oat and chia seed recipes here!

Our oatmeal is packed with high fiber and protein chia seeds!

A lot of our customers enjoy using our Pinole Chia Oatmeal blend as a smoothie topper to make a chia seeds smoothie with high fiber fruit and vegetables.

Just take 1/2 cup of the Pinole Chia Oatmeal mix and add it into your protein smoothie or shake for a heathy pre or post workout meal.

Whether you're looking to lose weight, gain weight, or add muscle, Chia Seeds are a healthy fiber food.

Chia seeds check a lot of boxes. They're high in naturally occurring protein and fiber and are vegan and gluten-free.

1 tablespoon of Chia Seeds has 138 calories.

1 tablespoon of Chia Seeds has 12 grams of carbs.

Overnight Oats

The benefits of overnight oats can't be understated! Our personal favorite use of Pinole Chia Oatmeal is overnight oats.

Overnight oats is perfect during the hot summer. Quick to make and refreshing in the morning.

Also, it's so easy to bring overnight oats on the go. We usually make overnight oats in a jar. Have a business morning? Take your overnight oats on your way to the gym. It's a simple, nutritious and delicious pre and post-workout meal.

Overnight Oats come with the same nutritional benefits of classic hot oatmeal. Our blends have 10 grams of fiber and 8-14 grams of protein (depending on flavor).

They're also gluten-free and vegan, if you use plant-based milk!

What's not to love!

For both hot hot oatmeal and overnight oats, our Original and Banana Cinnamon Pinole Chia Oatmeal Flavors have 240 calories. Our Peanut Butter & Cacao flavor has 250 Calories.

We typically do not recommend heating up overnight oats.

We recommend mixing 1/2 cup Pinole Chia Oatmeal to 1 cup milk/water, then put in the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!


Yes! Your order will be processed within 1 day and will arrive within 3-5 business days.

Currently, we only ship within the United States. We are working on shipping internationally though, so hold tight! We appreciate your patience and interest :)

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