Astrological RECIPES, Zodiac Diet LIBRA - Recipes for Each Sign of the Zodiac

Libra, born under the sign of Venus, appreciates the appearance and artistry of food as much as actually savoring it's subtle nuances. 

You like light dishes served in small, balanced portions. Fresh fruit and flowers on your table top off your refined approach to dining and aid your digestion.



For dressing:
  1. 1 (1/2-inch-thick) slice peeled fresh ginger
  2. 1/4 cup Asian sesame paste* or smooth peanut butter
  3. 3 tablespoons Asian sesame oil*
  4. 1/4 cup rice vinegar (not seasoned)
  5. 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
    Recipes for Each Sign of the Zodiac Libra Diet Horoscope
    Zodiac Diet LIBRA
  6. 2 tablespoons water
  7. 1 teaspoon Asian chile paste with garlic*
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
*Available at some Specialty and Asian markets

For salad:
  1. 1 1/2 lb Asian pear (1 large or 2 medium)
  2. 4 cups trimmed watercress sprigs (from 2 bunches; 10 oz)
Make dressing: Blend all dressing ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Prepare salad: Peel pear and cut into 1/8- to 1/4-inch-thick julienne, then transfer to a bowl.

Combine watercress and pear in a bowl, then season with salt and pepper and toss gently.

Divide among plates, then drizzle with some dressing and sprinkle with carrot.

SERVINGS: makes 4 servings

TIME: 25 minutes

Most people turn to astrology with questions about love, marriage, career, health, and timing on things like weddings, promotions and parenthood. 

But rarely does one think to consult an astrologer when deciding what to cook for a Virgo who’s coming to dinner or for ideas on how to creatively spice up a new dietary regimen.