If you find yourself staring at a giant bowl of colorful eggs in your kitchen the day after Easter, you’re far from alone. Across the country, millions of families color and decorate eggs in honor of the traditional Easter morning egg hunt—and then find themselves wondering what on earth to do with them. So how can you keep the leftovers of a fun family tradition from going to waste? Check out these three ideas.
Can You Eat Dyed Easter Eggs?
Let’s start with the main concern: Are dyed Easter eggs actually edible? The answer is yes, you can eat dyed Easter eggs—there’s nothing dangerous about store-bought food dyes (although natural dyes may be better for you). Plus, hard-boiled eggs are a healthy, protein-packed snack to have any time of day, whether or not they come in a purple shell.
But let’s face it, there are only so many hard-boiled eggs a person can eat, so it’s going to take a little creativity to come up with egg-based dishes your family will love. These three delicious recipes are sure to be crowd pleasers, plus they use up eggs quickly and don’t take too long to prepare. Dig in!