Golden ‘Turmeric’ Latte: a delicious beverage for the health conscious

There are many people who love kick starting their day with a delicious cup of organic Quest coffee however, ending it the same way can cause disruptive sleep patterns for some. So do you opt for a cup of herbal tea or something packed full of health benefits?

Turmeric root, the main ingredient to a Golden 'Turmeric' LatteThe Sol Spice Golden Milk Turmeric Blend is the latest health craze and we can see why. Not only is to packed full of flavour, but it has a multitude of health benefits and medicinal healing properties to make you want enjoy this beverage day in, day out. Before bed, during the day, at the start of the day, twice a day; the preference is entirely up to you.

The Golden Latte on the shelves at Quest Coffee Roasters is gluten free, dairy free, paleo friendly, vegan, vegetarian, diabetic friendly and has a balanced, healing blend of:

  • Organic Turmeric;
  • Organic Coconut Powder;
  • Organic Sri Lankan Cinnamon;
  • Organic Ginger Powder; and
  • Organic Cayenne Pepper.

This beverage was traditionally known as ‘golden milk’ and turmeric has been enjoyed and used for centuries in Ayurvedic practices by healers all over the world. Many cultures use turmeric as a healing spice for its capacity to alleviate anything from the common cold or flu, sore throat and stomach aches to healing wounds thanks to the antibacterial and antimicrobial benefits it has. The blend of amazing flavour and spices makes it the perfect winter companion, warming you up from the inside out.

The other traditional uses for this blend are:

  • Anti-inflammatory;
  • High in antioxidants;
  • Antiseptic & analgesics;
  • Reduces join pain;
  • Lowers inflammation;
  • Balances blood sugar levels;
  • Anti-carcinogenic;
  • Helps maintain cholesterol levels;Promotes digestive health;
  • Liver detoxifier;
  • Regulates metabolism;
  • Weight management;
  • High blood pressure;
  • Memory & brain function;
  • Soothes inflamed skin conditions;
  • Nuerological disorders;
  • Lowers triglycerides.

Next time you are in our James Street café, make sure you do yourself a favour and try one of these incredible beverages. We like to describe it as a “man’s chai…bold and delicious!” We have 100 gram take home packs available in store and online (makes 33 servings) or, if you love it as much as we do, you can choose the larger 250 gram take home pack (makes 100 servings). Having this blend available at your fingertips allows you to enjoy this simple, life changing drink whenever you like.

Written by Therese Glowaski.

Our “Quest” around the Gold Coast; Giri Kana Café

Do you ever find yourself out and about on a busy day in Southport, or nearby, longing for a good quality coffee but struggle to find one?

We’d like to introduce you to one of our valued wholesale customers, Giri Kana Café. Not only do they have a wide selection of freshly made vegetarian and vegan cuisine (with many organic and gluten free options), but they also have a plentiful supply of our very own, delicious, Quest coffee.

Healthy Sweet Treats at Giri Kana Cafe

Guilt free treats at Giri Kana Cafe

While their focus is on vegetarian and vegan dining, they have many customers who are not vegetarian and regularly visit just because they like the food! Girl Kana’s emphasis is on fresh and wholesome foods that are good for the body, as well as the mind and spirit…AND their food is cooked with love and devotion.

With more and more people turning to healthy takeaway options, this café should be at the top of your “must try” list next time you are in the Southport Area. After all, any food made with love is definitely worth trying.

Cuisine at Giri Kana Cafe

Savoury Cuisine at Giri Kana Cafe

Giri Kana are open for breakfast (6.30am-11am), lunch and dinner (11am-8pm) weekdays, 6.30am-3pm Saturdays and closed on Sundays. They are located on the Ground Floor of H2O Broadwater (Cnr Nind St and Gold Coast Hwy), 82 Marine Parade, Southport.

Check out their website for more information and a look at their menu. They are also on Facebook so you can stay up to date with all that is happening in the café.


Written by Therese Glowaski.