Recap of the Recipes of The Month for June- August

Posted December 2021

Did you miss march, April, or May recipe of the month? This blog is for you as below there is a recap of these three months.

Make sure you are following @cornthins_original on Instagram and Facebook so you do not miss another recipe of the month ever again! There are also loads of other recipes to try on the Corn Thins website

Recipe of the Month: June


Fig, Halva and Rose Petals


Fig, Halva & Rose Petals on Corn Thins slices


This is the perfect recipe of the month for many reasons, one being it is so Instagramable! Figs are a great source of gut loving fiber to add to the amount provided in the Corn Thins™ slices. Fiber also supports healthy blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Will help you to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight by keeping you feeling fuller for longer. The type of fiber found in both figs and Corn Thins™ slices also optimizes your cholesterol level with more ‘good’ HDL cholesterol and less ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol. This decreases your risk of heart disease which is still the number one killer of Australians.

Corn Thins™ slices are a source of whole grains which means using these instead of bread may be a better choice especially if your pantry is only stocked which refined white bread. Each delicious Corn Thins™ slice gives your body B vitamins which support your nervous system function and help you turn the food you eat into energy. Also, iron and zinc which helps your immune function and skin stay healthy and strong.

Figs and halva are also a good source of calcium which is needed for normal muscle contractions as well as to keep your bones and teeth strong. Additional nuts included in the halva give your body heart healthy fats which also promote optimal cholesterol levels. Nuts and tahini are also good sources of protein which will keep you feeling fuller for longer and provide your muscles with the fuel they need. Fiber, fat, and protein all help to lower the glycaemic load of this meal. This is a sweet treat which will not leave you in a sugar crash.



Recipe of the month: July

Hummus, Falafel, Cucumber and Broad Beans

Hommus, falafel, cucumber and broad beans on Corn Thins slices


Take your taste buds on a culinary journey to the Middle East. A perfect plant-based meal for those wanting to reduce the amount of meat in their diet. Hummus and falafels are rich in chickpeas which are a good source of protein as well as fiber, this combination will keep you feeling fuller for longer after the meal.

Broad beans add even more protein to this meal as well as being a good source of folate which is needed to make and repair your DNA. Broad beans are also a good source of manganese, phosphorous, magnesium and copper.

Cucumbers are a good source of fluids and will help you to meet your hydration needs during the day. Also, cucumber will help your blood pressure stay at healthy levels as a source of potassium.

Lastly, the star whole grain in this recipe of the month are the Corn Thins slices. Each delicious corn cake provides your body with gut loving fiber as well as many different vitamins and minerals a whole grain contains. This includes B vitamins which are essential for your body to make energy from the food you eat. Also, iron and zinc which play a role in keeping your immune system working at its best. Liven up your meals this week and remove weekly boredom of the same foods and recipes by trying the recipe of the month.




Recipe of the Month: August


Apple, Kiwi, and Kale Salad


Apple, Kiwi & kale salad on Corn Thins slices



Plant-based eating is taking off and this recipe gives your body the health benefits of three food groups in one recipe. Apple and kiwifruit are a great source of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps to keep your immune system working optimally and is also needed to make the protein collagen. Collagen keeps your tendons and ligaments strong as well as your skin looking youthful.


Apple contains pectin which is a prebiotic or food for the good bacteria in your gut. It is important to include a variety of different plant foods in your diet as each plan-based food contains different types of food which feed different types of good bacteria. The goal is 30 different plant-based foods each week for gut health.


Kale is a great source of folate which is needed to make and repair the DNA in your body. Also, vitamin A which keeps your eyes working at their best as well as plays an important role in promoting optimal immune system function. Kale and Corn Thins slices provide a plant source of iron called non-haem iron. Iron is needed for normal immune system functioning as well as to transport oxygen around your body.


Kiwifruit contains a type of fiber called which promotes optimal gut health by softening your stool and making it more comfortable to pass. In addition to this, kiwifruit has amazing water retaining ability with more than four times the capacity of bran fiber and two times the capacity of an apple. This means it can bind to more of the insoluble type of fiber which helps move your stool through and supports normal and comfortable trips to the bathroom.


Corn Thins slices are a whole grain containing food and will give your body many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber to support the health of your body. This includes B vitamins which are needed to make energy from the food you eat. Also, magnesium which plays a role in over 300 enzyme reactions as well as helping you to make energy. Plant-based eating can not only provide you with many health benefits but as shown in this recipe can be delicious too.

Ashleigh Felth…
Accredited Practising Dietitian
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