Butterflybees Blog

March 8, 2019

Chicken soup for the soul:

Prep 5 mins

Cooks in 15 mins

Serves 2


400 ml chicken bone broth (recipe here)

Cup cubed cooked chicken

Half leek

One Onion

Cup of Kale

Cup cauliflower

Two cubed potatoes

Stick of celery

4 garlic cloves

Handful of parsley 

Handful of thyme


September 24, 2018

My version of Moroccan lamb, no chillies in this one, especially for those who come to dinner but prefer warmth spice but don't like it too hot. If you prefer it hot you can add a chilli or two. If you are vegetarian you could swap the lamb for aubergine, chickpeas or...

April 23, 2018

It’s been a beautiful and busy weekend so just grabbed some leftovers from the fridge and quickly fried them in coconut oil. The whole thing took five mins from prep to plate. 


Serves one. 

Half pack of king prawns

Cooked baby potatoes halved  


March 12, 2018

In this post I am going to post my daily green juice and rainbow juice recipes for the next seven days, whilst I'm also working away in the background writing up my other post about toxins, which is taking me a wee while as I try to draft it up in a way that I feel wil...

March 11, 2018

Black rice is more nutrient dense than brown or red rice. It is rich in fibre and packed full of antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamin E, protein and iron. There are many reasons to switch from regular white or brown rice to black or red rice.

White rice with the except...

February 26, 2018

Lamb red pepper and spinach curry

Prep time 10-15 mins

Cook for 5 hours in slow cooker

Serves 4

Ingredients for curry:

600g cubed lamb

2 onions

Red pepper

Half a bag of spinach

2 cartons or large bottle of chopped tomatoes

Juice of half a lemon

6 cloves of garlic

Thumb of fresh gi...

February 6, 2018

This meal is a "healthy fast food" and one of the quickest ever as it only takes ten minutes at the most to prepare and cook. If you are bed-bound and not yet able to make a meal, you can ask a carer to prepare the raw veg in advance and put it in the fridge, so all yo...

January 3, 2018

This gorgeous cheesecake was made with only six ingredients, delicious and nutritious and took approximately five minutes to prepare. This is the beginning of me posting my raw food recipes, which are not only packed with essential vitamins and minerals, but are so qui...

December 29, 2017

Wild mushroom and spinach risotto with rocket salad

Serves 2-3

Prep 10 mins...Cooking time: 20-25 mins

250g arborio rice

500 mls chicken or veg stock (If you haven't made your own M&S do a good pouch of pure stock with no unwelcome additives or masses of salt)

1 large onion


December 21, 2017

Homemade doggy treat recipe for christmas and all year round... 

My homemade dogs treats are a great natural support for senior dogs, especially those who have arthritis or trouble with joints. Labs are particularly bothered with hip problems later in lif...

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