All Natural Easter Eggs

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A vintage post in preparation for Easter! Enjoy!

Crowded Earth Kitchen

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All Natural Easter Eggs

Hop. Hop. Hippity Hop! Thatbunny will be here in just a few days, and wouldn’t it be fun if he arrived with a basket of all natural, beautifully dyed Easter eggs?This spring, let’s leave thoseartificial dye pellets in all of their excess packaging at the market, and opt for coloring eggs with a few simple kitchen ingredients instead. It’s safe, economical, and fun!

Ingredients(makes 18 hard boiled Easter eggs)

18 eggs

water (1 cup per dye color, plus water for cooking eggs)

vinegar (1 tablespoon per color)

1 cup coffee (for chocolate brown color)

1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage (for robin’s egg blue color)

1 tablespoon ground paprika (for caramel color)

2 tablespoons dill seed (for pale yellow color)

1 red beet (for gray color)

Other ideas:

1/2 cup shredded spinach (for pastel green color)

1 tablespoon ground turmeric (for gold color)

Directions

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