Butterflybees Blog

October 19, 2019

Pregnant ladies come along to the hub and enjoy a wonderful day of pampering, relaxation, nurturing and creativity with the ‘The Flourishing Well’ holistic wellbeing workshops.

Holistic health practitioner Lorna will support you with making your own massage oils for d...

April 19, 2018

Why are there so many people with itchy skin?

Itchy skin can happen for a number of reasons. Sometimes it can be signs of an allergy, side effects of medication, hormonal changes, overheating, infection, parasites, it can also be a sign of thyroid and kidney problems, s...

March 9, 2018

YES...YES...YES!!! I have finally cracked it! My natural, vegan, organic deodorant is now ready to be sent away for its assessment at the cosmetic chemist.

This deodorant has been the most difficult product to get spot on and has taken the longest to refine as I decided...

February 26, 2018

Coconut and chocolate vegan ice cream


One and a half cups of cashew nuts

Half a cup of honey

250 mls coconut cream

2 tbsp raw cacao powder

Few tablespoons of cacao nibs

Tablespoon of vanilla essence


Blitz nuts, coconut cream, honey, cacao powder and vanilla in f...

February 22, 2018

I am a very curious person, on rare occasions that curiosity may have gotten me in to a little trouble, but usually it serves me well. When problems arrive I tend to be a bit like a dog with a bone in that I won't give up...I'll see it through until I find a solution....

February 19, 2018

I often come across people who use pre~packed processed foods because they believe they don't have time to cook. On delving deeper some other common things were said by folks, here they are...

  1. I haven't got the inclination to cook.

  2. Nobody taught me how to cook.


February 16, 2018

The photos above are of course how the pro's do it, from Dundee flower and food show, an extravaganza of gorgeous produce. The slide show below is my kinda imperfect more rustic version. Either way aren't we incredibly fortunate to have so much variety of fresh produce...

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...

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...

December 18, 2017

Almond milk is a good alternative to dairy and consuming it can help to reduce and maintain blood pressure. As there is no cholesterol in almond milk compared to dairy it is considered the healthier option.  The other nutrients you will benefit from in almond milk are...

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