Food Friends

The Edible Color Palette

World of Color

Had a girls night last night.  Always so refreshing to get together with friends, unwind and connect.  It was so darn good, that I just have to share my girlfriends idea of how she filled our belly with such good food, our mind with such peace and our heart with much love.


We walked into this charming old stucco adobe in San Clemente to find this table all set up for us.


I was so hungry, I almost helped myself, but all the boxes were so neatly stacked.  So I sat and waited.  On each of our tables were cards of color.  Each color had a definition of how color can affect your world.  She had us read them one by one, and as we read, she opened up a new container and added the color of food to a huge bowl.  First was Green-in went the salad…then went Red-she tossed in tomatoes…Purple-she threw in kidney beans… Yellow-Cheese.  We were all loving this presentation!  So much fun, so cute and extremely creative!


She then invited us to go pick from rows of paint color and put together our own color palette to design our own piece of art.  We drank wine, painted and truly enjoyed each others colorful personalities late into the evening.  Here are some of the colors we learned about…

Red symbolizes: action, confidence, courage, vitality


Pink symbolizes: love, beauty


Brown symbolizes: earth, order, convention


Orange symbolizes: vitality with endurance


Gold symbolizes: Wealth, prosperity, wisdom


Yellow symbolizes: wisdom, joy, happiness, intellectual energy


Green symbolizes: life, nature, fertility, well being


Blue symbolizes: youth, spirituality, truth, peace


Purple symbolizes: Royalty, magic, mystery


Indigo symbolizes: intuition, meditation, deep contemplation


White symbolizes: Purity, Cleanliness


Black symbolizes: Death, earth, stability


Gray symbolizes: Sorrow, security, maturity

So next time when you are not sure what to do for dinner, hopefully you can incorporate some colorful fun into your night.  Be sure to surround yourself with a good variety.