There is food for the mind, food for thought, food for the body, and spiritual nourishment. We can digest information or experience, the latter being food for our growth as an individual. Food can represent any of these. Also something we might take or are taking into ourself—such as experience of a relationship, qualities of another person, sexual pleasure, social pleasure; warning about health in regard to what is eaten. Food in connection with particular person: being nourished by or hungry for relationship with them, enjoyment of sexuality with them. Giving food: giving of oneself, time, love, work, sex. Stealing food: dishonest about needs in a relationship; feelings of being parasite. See eating; restaurant. See also wife under family (second example). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Food signifies a satisfaction of our needs whether those are physical, mental or spiritual.
It is something we might take or arc taking into ourselves. Frequent dreams about eating suggest a great hunger for something.
2- Our need or enjoyment of food fulfils certain psychological needs.
The meanings of various foods are as follows; Bread We are looking at our experiences and our basic needs. Cake This signifies sensual enjoyment. Fruits Represent in dream form the fruits of our experience or effort, and the potential for prosperity. “I”he colour can also be significant (see Colour). Ham/Cured Meat Our need for preservation is represented by cured meats. Meals Depending on whether we are eating alone or in a group, meals can indicate acceptance and sociability. Meat Physical or worldly satisfaction or needs are shown often in dreams as meat. Raw meat can supposedly signify impending misfortune. Milk As a basic food, milk will always signify baby needs and giving to oneself. Onion The different lavers of oneself arc often shown as an onion (also see individual entry). Sweets These tend to represent sensual pleasure. Vegetables Vegetables represent our basic needs and material satisfaction. They also suggest the goodness we can take from the Earth and situations around us.