Larissa’s Berry Nice Vegan Cheesecake

Here in New Zealand we're now in Covid19 lockdown. As a recovering Ironwoman with too much free time on my hands, and limited opportunities to get my endorphin fix outdoors, my other happy place is in the kitchen getting creative. It's blueberry season here so today I bought a few punnets of these immunity boosting … Continue reading Larissa’s Berry Nice Vegan Cheesecake

Green Goddess Summer Salad

With a couple of free weeks in between Ironman training blocks, I've been back in the kitchen playing with food. Some of my go-to flavours are lime, coriander and chilli. This recipe is my version of a divine salad I always order at my favourite restaurant. It's packed full of protein for my vegan friends … Continue reading Green Goddess Summer Salad

A Bite of Something Yummy Truffles

Have you ever had those times when you stand in front of the fridge and think to yourself: 'I want a bit of something yummy, but I don't know what I feel like having.' As a triathlete, this happens to me regularly. The hardest time is between meals and training sessions, when I want a … Continue reading A Bite of Something Yummy Truffles

Larissa’s Get-Up-And-Go Granola

I never had an appetite for breakfast until I started training for Ironman and found myself ravenous after grunty 3000m early morning swim squad sessions. When you’re training twice a day your breakfast often doubles as a recovery meal, so it’s really important to make sure it has a good balance of carbohydrates, fats and … Continue reading Larissa’s Get-Up-And-Go Granola