Homemade Egg Dye from Beets (and Other Fruits and Vegetables)

If you don’t have natural food coloring around (we often don’t) you can also use random fruits, veggies, and herbs to accomplish the same thing. We tried this a few years ago and will be getting back to it this year.

Below are the foods that can be added to boiling water when cooking eggs to make various colors. You can also juice or boil the ingredients, cool, add vinegar and use as a regular egg dye:

Some notes: These natural variations make natural, pastel colored eggs which I think are more beautiful than the neon eggs created by the artificial colors. Just a warning though, you won’t be getting any florescent shades with these methods!

(Article credit: https://wellnessmama.com)

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