Banana Chai

Today we are creating the Banana Chai smoothie. The weather is feeling a bit warmer lately so we are trying out new things. Smoothies are always a nice way to cool down and feel healthy so we have decided to share this idea with you. We always love to experiment new ways to use our products and this is sure to be one we will continue to make over the warmer months.

banana chai

Banana Chai Smoothie

Recipe:

Two teaspoons of our Chai Powder
1 ripened banana
A handful of chia seeds
Your favourite milk (Full Cream, BonSoy, MilkLab Almond)

Use a blender to create a smooth texture with all the ingredients for a about a minute or so. The Chai Powder will blend fantastically with the milk and leave you with a fresh smell of real spices. Add extra milk into the blender to please. Serve on with or without ice in a large glass. Sprinkle with some cinnamon for that extra spice hit.

This creation definiltey tasted like perfection when we tried it. The great thing about it is that you can be as creative as you want by adding other ingredients to suit your own tastebuds.

Brewing Sticky Chai

Sticky Chai BrewBrewing your Sticky Chai the right way is easy but important to ensure you achieve a quality and more authentic chai latte finish. Just spoon out about two teaspoons of sticky into a jug, add some hot milk or water, steep for a minute or so, let the flavours infuse into the liquid and then strain into your favourite cup.

Naturally sweetened with Australian honey, this little blend is made from all 5 natural spices and black tea. Our Sticky only contains ingredients that can be grown & sourced from your garden!

The taste is so real and the honey has just enough sweetness to suit. We even like to brew this one and serve it in a teapot so it can be really enjoyed while you relax and wind down. 

Goes even better with @originalbonsoy or @milklabco products. Shop for yours now!

The Famous Sticky Chai | The Secret Recipe

The famous Sticky Chai helped to develop Chai Me into the recognisable brand that it is today. The legendary Marcus Child, founder of Chai Me discovered this secret recipe during his daring adventure across the world on his motorcycle. The product is filled with so much culture, so much adventure and ultimately the holy grail for any Masala Chai enthusiast. Unlike many copies, Chai Me Sticky Chai delivers an all round authentic taste while staying true to the core consumer.

Discover more about the famous journey Marcus Child went on to bring you this product.

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Sticky Chai

Ingredients that make up the Chai Me Sticky Chai can literally be grown in your own garden. Cloves, ginger, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, star anise, black tea and last but not least Australian honey! No chemicals or nasties have been added and that’s why the quality is so high. You can be sure you’ll get a delicious cup of chai with Chai Me Sticky Chai! Have a chat to your local cafe about what they use?

Sticky Chai looking delicious

Sticky Chai looking delicious

Get Creative with Sticky Chai.

One Sticky Chai lover getting really creative with her product in this video below:

Or if that’s a little too much creativity then add a little cinnamon on top for a nice spicy finish to your Sticky Chai Latte. Add our Chai Powder mix on top to really give it a beautiful look and spicy finish.

Adding some extra cinnamon spice

Adding some extra cinnamon spice

How to make the perfect Chai.

A perfect choice for an afternoon or evening drink: Take two heaped tea spoons of Sticky Chai and place into a jug. Add milk of choice and heat to about 80 degrees, steep for about a minute and strain into a mug. The honey is naturally infused with a secret chai recipe and mixed with black tea to create our famous blend. 

Making the perfect Sticky Chai

Making the perfect Sticky Chai

Ingredients Info:

Sticky Chai is traditionally blended using Assam black tea, infused with honey and whole spices. As a result of this process it hold its moisture and makes for an absolutely delicious Chai.

It contains the highest quality spices sourced for the best locations in world. This boost flavour profile and adds an authenticity. 5 of the key spices we use are listed below along with their health benefits:

  • Clove – Contains significant amounts of an active component called eugenol, which has been the subject of numerous health studies on the prevention of toxicity from environmental pollutants like tetrachloride, digestive tract cancers and joint inflammation.
  • Cinnamon – In traditional Chinese medicine Cinnamon is used for colds, nausea, and painful menstrual periods, it improves energy, vitality and circulation.
  • Ginger – a natural decongestant and antihistamine. Ginger has a warming action on the upper respiratory tract, making it very useful in the treatment of colds, flu, and other respiratory disorders.
  • Cardamom – The therapeutic properties have found application in many traditional medicines as an antiseptic, antispasmodic, digestive, expectorant and stimulant. Cardamom is a good source of minerals like potassium, calcium and magnesium.
  • Star Anise – Traditionally used as a spice and also as a healing herb, Star Anise appears to have medicinal properties that endow it with significant health benefits.

Find your true inner spice with Chai Me!

Frequently Asked Questions

We have collected a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers. We are always happy to chat more about our products and would love to hear from you if you would like to learn more.

The beauty of the Indian culture

The beauty of the Indian culture

What is Chai Me?

Chai Me is a Chai and Spice company founded by adventurer Marcus Child.

What does Chai Me do?

Chai Me specialises in importing and blending tea and spices for the food service industry and produces ready to drink products direct to consumers. We supply over 1,500 cafes around Australian directly and indirectly through out partnered distributors.

What does Chai Me stand for?

Chai Me supports real and sustainable throughout our entire organisation. Chai Me unites our distribution partners and customers through innovation and transparency. Our core values are built on quality, trust and service and create our products with these things in mind.

What is Chai?

The word ‘Chai’ in India and throughout all of Central Asia means ‘Tea’. In Australia and the western world ‘Chai’ usually means a tea made with aromatic spices and brewed using a type of milk, usually cow’s milk or soy milk.

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A Little Positive Thought

It’s said that one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. I believe that.

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The people of India

And I believe that the words we not only tell the world and those around us but certainly to that man or woman in the mirror each day have the ability to propel us forward to defeat us before we even start — so choosing them wisely makes all the difference.

I often tell my story of being at the bottom of my rope and wondering which way I would turn in my early career days as a real estate agent. One of the affirmations that helped me climb to the top and that I still use today to inspire my days and keep negativity at bay is, “I will always be guided to do and say the things that contribute to my success. Anything that happens — happens in my best interest.”

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How to Prepare a Chai Latte

“Chai Latte”, that trendy name we have heard a lot of times lately. For those who don’t know what it is, or don’t know how to prepare one, fear not as we’re here to help. At Chai Me we’ve made things easier for you to enjoy a Chai Latte almost straight away. This is because we have created our product for everyone to enjoy, not just baristas.

A Chai Walla performing a straining process

If you already have our Chai Syrup, just pour 15 ml (about 2 tablespoons) into an empty cup, fill up to the top with hot milk (it works  fine as well with cold milk, and it’s a refreshing drink during summer), stir for about 30 seconds and ENJOY!!

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Could they be the 12 apostles? “A must read” health advice.

Eat Your Cancer-fighting Vitamins.
12 foods to fight cancer:

One of the easiest things for a person touched by cancer to address is their diet. Here are 12 foods that can each play a role in fighting one or more steps in the multi-step cancer process.Remember that ´good nourishment´ is a crucial weapon in the fight against cancer and any illness. Good cancer nutrition can be vital in increasing your personal odds of survival.Remember too that natural compounds are likely to do you a lot more good than synthetic pills! So here are a few additions to your cancer diet, as a part of your own Integrated Cancer Treatment Programme.

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GMO, did you know that?

Sometimes not knowing what’s out there or what choices do we have can be risky. Some people just do not know what they are eating, what food are they feeding their kids or what the problems could be. Luckily more and more people everyday are aware of everything written on this article, please have a read and so some more research for good. You will find it interesting.

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Enjoying a good breakfast!

Are you hungry when waking in the morning? You are maybe looking after your health and not eating much just in case you’re putting in weight. Some convictions about food and healthy ways of eating are just that, convictions. If you are really worried about your food intake, and what is more important, how you have your food intake, do some research and you will find some really good habits to consider. Here are some of them:

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