These naturally dyed, green/blue colored Easter eggs are much more beautiful than the neon-colored eggs created with traditional Easter egg coloring kits.
- 1 large red cabbage head (about 1 pound) – (Other options for green dye include parsley, spinach leaves, fresh basil and/or liquid chlorophyll. Other options for blue dye include ½ cup blueberries plus 1½ cups water or purple grape juice.)
- 4 cups water
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- Hard-boiled, white eggs
- Shred 1 large red cabbage (about 1 pound).
- Place in a pot with water, vinegar and salt.
- Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer until desired color is reached.
- Strain ingredients with slotted spoon, reserving the liquid for dyeing.
- Remove the pot from the heat.
- Allow dye to cool.
- Add eggs to dye.
- Leave eggs in dye until they reach the desired color.
- Remove eggs and place eggs on a drying rack or an upside down egg carton.
- For a slight shine, coat eggs in coconut oil.
Brown eggs will turn green and white will turn blue.