These naturally dyed, red-colored Easter eggs are much more beautiful than the neon-colored eggs created with traditional Easter egg coloring kits.
- 1-2 beets (3/4 pound) (If you do not have beets, you may also use cranberries/cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, raspberries, and/or rose hips.)
- 3-4 cups water
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- Hard-boiled, white eggs
- Roughly chop beets.
- Place beets in a saucepan and combine with water, vinegar, and salt.
- Bring water to a boil, then cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until desired color is reached.
- Strain beets with slotted spoon, reserving the liquid for dyeing.
- Remove the pan from the heat.
- Add eggs to dye.
- Leave eggs in dye until they reach the desired color.
- Remove eggs and place on a drying rack or an upside down egg carton.
- For a slight shine, coat eggs in coconut oil.