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One of the most common veggies used as dye, beets produce a deep pink (almost red) hue. Blend 1/4 cup of cooked beets with 1/2 cup beet juice. Strain out any large pieces, then save the remaining liquid to use as food coloring for your next red velvet cake.
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“Orange” you glad you can use carrots instead of processed food coloring? Except your final result will be more yellow than orange, most likely. Put raw carrots through a juicer to create your dye (you may need to add some water to thin out the liquid). It’s perfect for one of these magical unicorn recipes.