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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Looking for a fun activity this weekend? Never tried naturally dyeing your eggs before? Why not give it a go this Easter?!


In 2020, Farmers' Markets of Nova Scotia shared this awesome blog post about how to get crafty at home for Easter! Check out the recipes below:



Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

  1. Bring the dye material and water to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15-45 minutes until desired colour is reached.

  2. Let dye cool. Strain out the vegetable materials, and add 1 tablespoon of vinegar per cup of dye.

  3. Place eggs in dye and let sit until the desired colour is reached.


To Dye Easter Eggs Pink, You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups water

  • 2 cups peeled, grated beets


To Dye Easter Eggs Orange, You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups yellow onion skins

  • Enough water to cover skins by 1 inch


To Dye Easter Eggs Yellow, You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon turmeric


To Dye Easter Eggs Green or Blue, You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups shredded purple cabbage

  • Enough water to cover cabbage by 1 inch

*Brown eggs will turn green and white eggs will turn blue.


Let us know how it turns out! 🥚✨

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