Pinole’s main ingredient is Masa Harina., which is cornmeal– treated with lime ( the mineral, not the citrus fruit ). Adding lime makes the food in your gut easier to digest.
Easy digestion is the secret super-power of Pinole – you get a dense source of incredible nutrients that are packed into an easily digestible food that won’t leave you with a sugar-crash. Cornmeal itself is a slow-burning fuel source that is perfect for endurance workouts or for distance running.Our pinole is made more nutrient dense with chia seeds and dates.
“Pinole ticks all the boxes for almost everyone,” says Dr. Elizabeth Trattner. “It’s gluten-free, vegan, and high in healthy fat and fiber.” (source: organicatthurity.com )
Chia is a superfood loaded with essential fats and plant protein. Chia seeds provide essential nutrition but are slow the absorption of water, helping to keep your body hydrated throughout the duration of your run or exercise routine. Plus, they contain lots of antioxidants for quick recovery and repair after your run is over.
Dates add a hint of sweetness to our chips. Making for a perfect taste profile blend of salty and sweet. Dates are a superfood. Packed with fiber and other nutrients like B vitamins, vitamin K, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and manganese.