Use vegetables and spices to create egg dyes that are natural and beautiful.
An Ostara without dyed eggs wouldn’t be much fun at all. And why waste money on artificial egg dye, especially when you’ve already grown your own natural grass and made a basket from recycled containers?
Natural egg dye is easy to make using berries, vegetables, and spices, and you can create just about any color you want, from pastels to deep hues. The results vary from batch to batch, which adds to the fun in my book. In some cases, you can have your dye and eat it, too! We will be having pickled red cabbage some night soon, with mashed berries over ice cream for desert. Even if you don’t eat the dye leftovers, you can toss them in the compost pile.
At our farm, eggs come in creams, browns, olive, and even pale blue-green—right from…
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