Make a gourmet appetizer with just a few simple ingredients. A great way to use…
Naturally dyeing Easter eggs is by far an earth-friendly way to celebrate Easter! Using ingredients directly from your kitchen, these naturally dyed Easter eggs make a fun and festive way for the family to celebrate.
Want to know how you can make your own natural dye? Here’s the ingredients we like to use:
Pink: Cut 1 medium beet into small chunks, then add to 4 cups of boiling water. Add 2 tbsp vinegar. Remove beets when the mixture has cooled to room temperature.
Orange: Simmer the skin of 6 yellow onions in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes. Strain. Add 3 tsp of white vinegar.
Yellow: Stir 2 tbsp turmeric into 1 cup boiling water. Add 2 tsp white vinegar.
Dark Red: Simmer 6 red onion skins in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes. Strain. Add 3 tsp of white vinegar.
Blue: Cut ¼ head of red cabbage into chunks. Add to 4 cups of boiling water with 2 tbsp vinegar. Let cool to room temperature and remove cabbage with a slotted spoon.
Bluish-gray: Mix one cup of blueberries with 1 cup of water, bring to room temperature, remove blueberries.
Purple: Mix 1 cup grape juice and 1 tablespoon vinegar.
Brown: Add 1 tablespoon to 1 cup strong coffee.