Homemade Egg Dyes, Healthy Tips For A Safer Easter
Tips for a safer Easter are vivid and this can be a favorite activities for children as they enjoy most about the Easter holiday.
This blog talks about how to make Easter eggs and how to make Easter safer.
How to make Easter eggs:
Things we will need:
- Food coloring
- Pantry items
Add vinegar which acts as a mordant and helps prepare the fiber to hold the dye. Vinegar is safe to use on eggs as it is edible. We need about 1 to 2 Tablespoons per batch of dye that we make.
Make homemade dye with pantry items.
- The outer layers of an onion helps in preparing brown dye
- Spinach leaves make green dye and
- Celery seed, ground turmeric or orange peels make yellow dye.
- Crushed blueberries help in making blue dye
- Crush cranberries or raspberries to make red dye
- Beet juice to make pink dye.
Get enough water to cover eggs in a container, mix pantry item and vinegar in a pan and bring to a boil. Boil the eggs in low heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
We can even use drinks to dye Easter eggs.
- To dye the eggs brown, add vinegar and hard boiled eggs to coffee or tea.
- Use vibrant juices like grape juice or cranberry juice to make bright colors.
Add food coloring for dye.
Add 20 to 40 drops of food coloring to a cup of water and vinegar. The quantity of food coloring determines the shade of the color. You can mix different colors to create a variety of shades.
Try these ideas and have a safe easter:
1. Instead of decorating real eggs it would be a good choice if we, paint, bead wooden eggs. Plastic eggs can also be decorated using stickers, paints, ribbons and colored permanent markers.
2. Instead of fixing the focus on food, it would be a great choice if we help divert the attention on, small toys, dolls, cars, crayons or mini stuffed toys.
3. Organizing an Easter egg hunt using plastic eggs can be an interactive game. Just fill the plastic eggs with coins, stickers or coupons and organize a roller skating or movies.
Follow tips for a safer Easter have fun for this eater by arranging favorite activities for kids as they enjoy most about the Easter holiday. For more Easter eggs recipes, visit ifood.tv.
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