Recipesmain 1
Western Astrology

New Moon in Leo: Time for roasted eggplant guacamole



by Harry Pagancoss August 17, 2012 12:41 PM EST
New Moon in Leo: Time for roasted eggplant guacamole HarryPagancoss.com

Today, the conjunction of the Sun with the Moon in the sign of Leo, or lunation, is a period of great importance.The New Moon represents the beginning of a new cycle. When it occurs in a particular astrological house or in a specific sign it has even more importance.

This time is also called the "growing" phase and marks the beginning of the synodic period. Traditionally, farmers considered this time suitable for planting crops with edible parts that are above the earth such as fruit, vegetables or cereals. Why? Also known as the expiratory phase, it is believed that the Earth is sort of "exhaling" or breathing out. Hence, food from that is outside is best to plant. This happens from the New Moon up to the next Full Moon.

Share a free sample 2015 Numerology Forecast. Make 2015 your best year ever! Get a free overview including your Personal Year Number!

On the other hand, when the phase starts decreasing- that is from the Full Moon until the next New Moon - the opposite happens. This is called the inspiring phase. Thus, plants with edible parts that are below the ground, in other words their roots, are preferred. These include carrots, potatoes, turnips and tubers in general. To celebrate this new cycle of New Moon and as the Earth sort of breathes out, let us prepare a dish that would be appropriate for all the zodiac signs: My roasted Eggplant Guacamole. With the world market open, produce from around the world is available in every corner of the country. Get plump and beautiful eggplants and mix them with sweet ripe avocados for a dip that will put everyone on the same page in the new cycle: happiness.

Roasted Eggplant Guacamole

  • 2 lbs avocados without seed
  • 2-3 Japanese eggplants (sliced)
  • 5 tbs finely chopped red onions
  • 2 tbs finely chopped chile serrano (deseeded)
  • 1 large tomato (deseeded)
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • nutmeg
  • 3 tbs finely chopped cilantro
  • olive oil to drizzle
  • Chili powder
  • salt

Place sliced eggplant on greased baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with a little salt and pepper. Cook in a preheated 400F oven for 20 or until eggplant is golden and tender. Remove and let cool. Mash the avocados with some salt and lime juice. Add all the other ingredients and toss together. Serve with chips or bread.

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: September 29 - October 5, 2014
The Stars This Week: September 22-28, 2014
The Stars This Week: September 15-21, 2014
The Stars This Week: September 8-14, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Adapt, Adjust, Accommodate as the Sun Conjuncts Retrograde Mercury
Adapt, Adjust, Accommodate as the Sun Conjuncts Retrograde Mercury

It's hard not to notice that Mercury, the planet of communication and thinking, is currently... read more »

 
Find Balance Between Self and Other as Venus in Libra Opposes Uranus in Aries
Find Balance Between Self and Other as Venus in Libra Opposes Uranus in Aries

"Divergent Ways -- Meet in the Middle" -- Street Sign The inner struggle between wanting... read more »

 
Five Reasons Men Should Learn Astrology
Five Reasons Men Should Learn Astrology

Okay guys, listen up: We have a lot of work to do. Give me a few minutes of your time, and I'll... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers


Donna Woodwell


Donna Woodwell
Change Catalyst Donna Woodwell shows you how to tap into your unique genius and live with purpose and joy. Blending astrology, business acumen and metaphysical training, Donna helps her clients find creative strategies for achieving their full... read more

Astrology.com videos
3827503442001
3827531587001
3827533178001
3827531504001
3827531508001
3827531614001
3827531603001
3827529389001
3827529389001
3827529347001
3827531611001
3827529396001
3827529394001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

Racing out of the starting gate won't give you a true head-start when the Moon is void in Virgo. Wait until the lunar... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

A Fresh Start! In this dynamic week, you'll make the most progress if you leave old ways behind! First, on October... read more »