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Naturally Dyed Green Turtle Cookies

My daughter turned one this weekend. I love making and decorating birthday cakes, but I didn’t want to go overboard on the sugar, since she’s been primarily eating fresh whole foods so far. There will be plenty of sugar in the years to come, I’m sure, so I didn’t feel guilty about this. But I thought we should have something fun to celebrate this special day. Before she was born we had been calling her Turtle, partly because we couldn’t agree on a name, and partly because that’s what she looked like to us in the first ultrasound pictures! So I decided to try and make some turtle cookies to celebrate our Turtle’s big number one. A friend of mine had sent me a link a couple months ago to a blog post about natural food dyes. I looked it up again and decided I would try to make the turtle cookies green, naturally. Continue reading “Naturally Dyed Green Turtle Cookies”