Health Benefits of Corn Thins Slices with Pineapple Salsa

Posted April 2023
Pineapple salsa on Corn Thins slices

Health Benefits of this Meal

This recipe will make any occasion feel special and packs a nutrition punch. This salsa recipe is packed vegetables and fruit which are good sources of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin which not only helps to optimize your immune system function but is needed to make the protein collagen. Collagen is needed for healthy ligaments and tendons as well as to keep your skin looking youthful.

Antioxidants come in many whole foods including all these ingredients. Compounds in wholegrains, or wholegrain containing foods like Corn Thins slices called phytic acid, lignans, ferulic acid and sulfur compounds all have antioxidant properties.

Fibre is another component present in the whole food ingredients in this recipe. An adult needs between 25-38g dietary fibre each day for gut health. This recipe will help you be well on your way to achieving your daily dietary fibre needs. Giving your body enough fibre is important for many reasons. This includes helping your gut to function optimally, reduces your risk of certain cancers such as colorectal cancer, and feeds the health promoting microbes in your gut. You will be keeping not just your taste buds happy when you enjoy this recipe.



¼ cup diced green capsicum

½ cup diced red capsicum

2 tsp chopped jalapeno chiles

500g pineapple chunks

½ cup pineapple juice

¼ cup chopped red onions

2 tsp chopped parsley

1 tsp grated lime peel


To serve:

6 Corn Thins slices per person (48 Corn Thins slices total)



In a medium bowl add the red onion, pineapple, lime peel, pineapple juice, red capsicum, parsley, and chilies. Stir through to combine well. Serve the salsa as a dip with Corn Thins slices. Enjoy!

Ashleigh Felth…
Accredited Practising Dietitian
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