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Easter Kid’s Crafts–Marzipan Eggs

By Fredrica Syren:
My mom and I used to make marzipan candy together for the holiday’s but since she passed away I have not made any until today. I love marzipan and was so happy when I found vegan marzipan from Odenseat Whole Foods. I used all natural food colors from Seelect to marble the eggs. I dipped the end of the egg in semi-sweet chocolate and then into sprinkles. It was one of the most easiest candies I ever made, simple and good, just how I like it. It’s a plus also when small hands can participate and this is one of those recipes where they can.
Marzipan eggs
1 package Odense Marzipan
Food colors, I used orange and red
1/3 cup chocolate chips, melted
Divide the marzipan in two and place each piece between the hand and start softening it by working it. When soft add a couple of drops of food color and keep working the dough between hands until the color is even. Roll into small eggs. Dip the ends in melted chocolate and the right away into sprinkle. Cool eggs on wax paper in fridge.

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Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.

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