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Forever New Wellness Week

15 AUG 2021

Women's Trench Coats

 

DAY SEVEN

For our last day of Forever New Wellness Week, we have asked Ash from @vibe.athome to host a HIIT fitness session. So, switch into your activewear and join in with this high energy class that will have you ready to take on the week ahead. Click here to start moving.

Forever New Women's Trench Coats

 

DAY SIX

We welcome back @vivieneats for another recipe as part of Forever New Wellness Week. This time, Vivien shares a quick and easy dinner that is both healthy and tasty. Click here to start cooking. 

Forever New Women's Trench Coats

 

RECIPE

Perfectly balanced, filling, and packed with flavour. This lemongrass beef vermicelli bowl is likely to become a household favourite. Served with a delicious nước chấm, fresh herbs, and pickled vegetables, serve this up in less than 30 minutes.

 

Time: 30 minutes 

Serves: 2

 

Ingredients

For the beef marinade:

350grams beef, sliced into strips 

2 tbsp avocado oil plus extra for frying

1 tbsp lemon grass, minced

1 tbsp garlic, minced

1 tbsp fish sauce 

1 tsp white pepper 

1 tsp kosher salt For the nước chấm aka sauce

1.5 tbsp white sugar 

3 tbsp fish sauce 

Zest and juice of 1 lime

3 / 4 cup warm water 

2 garlic cloves, minced 

1 birds eye chilli, finely chopped

 

For the pickled vegetables:

1 cup thinly sliced carrot and radish 

1 tsp kosher salt 

1 tbsp white sugar 

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 

1/2 cup warm water

 

To serve:

Mint 

Thai or regular basil 

Sliced cucumber 

Cos lettuce 

Roughly chopped walnuts 

Vermicelli noodles, cooked according to package directions

 

Method

1| In a bowl, combine all of the beef marinade ingredients. Set aside for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, to make the nước chấm, combine all ingredients and stir. Add extra fish sauce or lime to taste.

2 | For the pickled vegetables, cut radish and carrot into matchsticks or use a vegetable peeler to create long ribbons. To a jar, add in salt, sugar, and warm water to dissolve. Stir, then add in apple cider vinegar and carrot and radish.

3 | Heat approx. 2 tbsp avocado oil in a frying pan on medium-high. Add in beef, and cook, stirring often, until beef begins to brown along the edges. Remove from heat.

4 | In a shallow bowl, layer lettuce, noodles, and beef. Serve with herbs and pour over nước chấm to enjoy. 



 

DAY FIVE 

Staying in on Friday night is the perfect excuse to pamper yourself. We are excited to be partnering with Shelly of @threeblindmicesalon for a DIY hair mask made entirely out of pantry staples. Click here to get started.

Forever New Women's Trench Coats

 

RECIPE

Take some time to pamper yourself and your stressed out locks with this DIY hair mask. Made from just two simple ingredients, this treatment will hydrate and moisturise hair, restoring shine and decreasing frizz in the process. 

 

Ingredients

1 ripe banana

2 tbsp coconut oil

 

Method

1| Mash or blend banana until smooth.

2 | Add coconut oil and mix.

3 | Massage mask into already shampooed hair and allow to sit for 10-15 minutes.

4 | Rinse well then condition.



 

DAY FOUR 

Enjoy a homemade treat and bake some banana bread with Phoebe from our Marketing team. For day 4 of Forever New Wellness Week we are sharing our recipe for this much-loved snack. Click here to start cooking. 

Forever New Women's Trench Coats

 

RECIPE

Follow along with Phoebe from our Marketing team as she bakes her super simple and healthy banana bread. A great morning tea snack, this treat is full of naturally sweet flavours and goes great with a cup of tea or a coffee.

 

Cooking Time: 55-60 minutes

Standing Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

1/3 cup melted coconut oil 

1/2 cup maple syrup 

2 eggs

1 cup mashed ripe bananas

1/4 cup almond milk

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 3/4 cups flour

1/2 cup walnuts

1 banana as garnish

 

Method

1| Preheat oven to 165C and grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.

2 | In a large bowl, beat the oil and honey together with a whisk. Add the eggs and beat well, then whisk in the mashed bananas and milk.



 

DAY THREE

It's time to get active with a pilates session with Ash Morris of @vibe.athome Roll out your mat and join us in a 30 minute movement session that will leave you feeling energised. Click here to get started

 

DAY TWO

We are thrilled to be partnering with @vivieneats to share a delicious, healthy lunch recipe. Follow along with Vivien and have fun in the kitchen creating a wholesome meal that will fuel you for the day. Click here to start cooking.

Forever New Women's Trench Coats

 

RECIPE

This hearty salad recipe will keep you full and give you the energy you need to power through the day. It’s packed with veggies and tossed in a wonderful tahini and lemon dressing, all tied together with pomegranate seeds and fresh mint leaves. 

 

Time: 10 minutes prepping time, 40 minutes baking time

Serves: 2

 

Ingredients

1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 

2 boneless and skinless chicken thighs

1.5 tbsp paprika 

1.5 tsp ground cumin 

1 tsp garlic powder 

4 tbsp olive oil 

Salt and pepper to taste 

6 Brussel sprouts, thinly sliced 

1.5 dry cup brown rice/quinoa mix, cooked according to package directions

Handful pomegranate seeds 

Handful fresh mint leaves 

2 tsp hemp seeds 

1/4 cup pine nuts 

 

For the dressing

3 tbsp tahini 

1 tbsp Greek yoghurt 

Juice of 1.5 lemons 

3 tbsp water

2 cloves garlic, minced 

Salt to taste

 

Method

1| Preheat oven to 220C (200C if fan forced). Combine sweet potato, half of the paprika, half of the ground cumin and half of the olive oil in a bowl with salt and pepper. Spread onto a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, season chicken with remaining paprika, cumin, olive oil, salt and pepper and garlic powder. At the 20 minute mark, add chicken to tray with sweet potato and continue to bake for another 20 minutes. 

2 | For the dressing, whisk to combine all ingredients. In a large mixing bowl, add Brussel sprouts, brown rice and quinoa, pomegranate seeds, fresh mint, pine nuts and hemp seeds. 

3 | Remove sweet potato and chicken from oven. Set chicken aside on a chopping board. Add sweet potato to the rest of the veggies, pour in dressing and toss to combine.

4 | Slice chicken against the grain and serve on a bed of the salad. Garnish with more mint, pomegranate and lemon and enjoy.



 

DAY ONE 

To kick off Forever New Wellness Week, find your inner peace and rebalance for the week ahead with a yoga class led by Jamilla Boyaci. Roll out your mat, switch into some activewear and take a quiet moment just for you.



 

Whether you’re in lockdown, working from home or just in need of a pick-me-up, consider this your call to #selfcare. Join us in celebrating Forever New Wellness Week featuring seven days of health and wellness activities. Find some inner joy in the week's events, from yoga and pilates classes to baking and DIY beauty masks. Tune in on Instagram @forevernew_officialand make sure to tag #FNWellnessWeek when you participate.

Forever New Wellness Week Schedule

MONDAY | Yoga Class with @jamillaboyaci

 

TUESDAY | Cook Lunch with @vivieneats

 

WEDNESDAY | Pilates Session with Ash Morris of @vibe.athome

 

THURSDAY | Baking with Phoebe from our Marketing team

 

FRIDAY | DIY Hair Mask with Shelley from @threeblindmicesalon

 

SATURDAY | Cook Dinner with @vivieneats

 

SUNDAY | HIIT Fitness Class with Ash Morris of @vibe.athome