Butterflybees Blog

August 27, 2018

When I suggested that someone drink more water to help them with some problems they had, their response was "WHAT I CANNEA DRINK THAT STUFF IT'S POSION!" Anyhow I've written it in capitals as the person actually did shout. Luckily I don't scare easily.  So I cannot str...

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....

January 7, 2018

What is compassion?

The dictionary says - Compassion is the sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.

How can we have pity and concern for others?

What does compassion feel like? 

What is empathy?

The dictionary says - The ability to underst...

December 22, 2017

This year was the first time since 2009 I’ve been able to go Christmas shopping by myself. Shopping is not really my thing at any time of year to be honest. I’m not saying that I don’t like buying nice things, I most definitely do! But I tend to go into a shop, scan ar...

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 19, 2017


Serves two:

Takes 10 mins to prep and 25 mins to cook...

200g Cray fish 

Mandarin orange 


Two tablespoons of fresh mint 

Two tablespoons of fresh basil 

Two spring onions

Half a large avocado 

Large sweet potato


Red onion

Red pepper

Cup of broc...

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...

December 17, 2017

Music has been my life support. It's hard to express the magnitude of how it has helped me through this journey. From the heartbreaking days, weeks and months of not being able to listen to it at all because of the sensitivities of my nervous system to sound and vibrat...

December 16, 2017

Cold remedy Drink – I have made this for us all since the boys were wee... Taken at the first signs of a cold this remedy can nip it in the bud, or at the very least alleviate some of the symptoms and assist the body to heal itself. The juice, oranges and lemon are ful...

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