Updated: Apr 19, 2019
When you think of food coloring one of the first things that comes to mind is usually, Easter Egg coloring. For those with sensitivities to artificial dyes it was often an opportunity missed. Today we have multiple natural food color options to chose from.
In the early days of natural food color it was mostly DIY at home and the results were beautiful and pastel, it was very difficult to achieve brilliant rich colors until now. A plethora of natural coloring kits, gels, drops and powders exist to help you create any color for your egg dyeing goals. Below we will link you to several options available as well as a few links for those of you who still prefer the DIY approach.
“Easter egg dyes made from herbs and plant colors. Box makes egg drying tray!
NATURALLY SOURCED * ARTIFICIAL DYE-FREE * PLANT COLORS * VEGAN * GLUTEN-FREE * NON-GMO
ColorKitchen's vibrant dyes color eggs within seconds, making a rainbow of color combinations!
The kit has enough color for 1-2 dozen eggs, plus 1 mixing brush. Egg decorating booklet included.”
“Celebrate spring, and show you care for the earth with safe, natural egg dyes. Made from fruits, herbs, and veggies. No petroleum products here!
This Kit includes: 4 colors of natural dye that make 6 - 7 colors.
An instruction sheet with a collection of fabulous “Creative Egg Art Ideas."
“AN EGG COLORING KIT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY: Chefmaster has over
75 years of experience in producing traditional & natural food coloring for all applications.
4-PACK LIQUA-GEL EGG DYE: Each Easter egg decorating kit contains four bottles of food dye in Neon Brite Pink, Neon Brite Blue, Neon Brite Orange,& Neon Brite Green. Each bottle contains 2.8 oz of food coloring.”
“NON-GMO, Gluten Free, Allergen Free, Vegan, Nothing Artificial”
“Contains 4 - 0.3 Ounce Bottles, 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1 blue
Derived from pure vegetable juices and spices
No artificial colors
For egg dying, frostings and more”
“Create colorful works of art with frosting, beautiful pastel Easter Eggs, and so much more. Includes re-sealable, dry powder pouches for easy storage. Up to four uses per color High quality powdered food coloring made from only natural ingredients.
Perfect for any coloring that doesn’t require baking.
Our Sky Blue, Berry and Sunflower colors are derived from plants, vegetables and seeds.”
Here are some of our favorite articles for those of you who like to DIY…. We strongly suggest you run a couple trials before the big day. Making your own natural colors can be a great educational tool and a lot of fun to do with the kids as well. Grab a couple T-shirts and use the remaining color for tie-dye or drip dye projects to complete the day.