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Your Foodie Horoscope: 12 Recipes Just for Leos

Fiery, popular and commanding of attention—that's Leo for you! And that's exactly what these Leo-inspired recipes bring to the table.

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Crispy Sriracha Spring Rolls

Leos (born July 23 – August 22) are the social butterflies of the zodiac. As such, you bet they’re hosting and attending their fair share of parties. These popular lions might want to brush up on fun and easy party apps like these five-star crispy sriracha spring rolls.
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Fajita in a Bowl

Is it any surprise that Leos prefer food as decadent and regal as they are? Keep it interesting at lunchtime with a meaty salad that’s also packed with a ton of fresh ingredients. And, to reduce Leo’s notorious heart strain, have some plums, pears and oranges around to snack on.
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Candied Pecans

Generous Leos love to give—especially those “just because” gifts. Leos, you can whip up a tasty batch of candied pecans to hand out to your friends and fam anytime—they’ll be happy with this five-star treat.
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Pistachio Brownie Toffee Bars

Popular Leo, you’ll want to add recipes that feed a crowd to your baking repertoire. These tasty pistachio bars are simple to make (a bonus for Leos) and serve up to 36 people! That’s just enough for all of your friends.
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New Orleans-Style Spicy Shrimp

As a fire sign, you can bet that Leos know how to turn up the heat. Try these spicy shrimp on for size!
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Red Velvet Crepe Cakes

Leos are the scene-stealers of the zodiac. They naturally attract others with their winning personalities and hold that attention with their over-the-top presentation (they’re exceptionally snazzy dressers). Leos can do just that with this stunning crepe cake. The sparkler toppers are optional, but a very Leo touch.
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Steak with Chipotle-Lime Chimichurri

Leos are lavish—and what’s more luxe than steak? This high-class main dish gets elevated with a bright green chimichurri sauce that—just like a Leo—stands out in a crowd.
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Decadent Fudge Cake

Leos are always looking for a taste of luxury, and this decadent fudge cake fits the bill. The rich cake and creamy white chocolate glaze are guaranteed to steal the show at any dinner table—just like a Leo.
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Chicken Tikka Masala

Fun and adventurous, Leos are all about experimenting and trying new things. This creamy spiced chicken dish lets Leos get creative, as there is no standard tikka masala recipe.
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Creamy Caramel Mocha

Reminiscent of a fancy coffee shop drink, this caramel mocha is extremely decadent. Heavy cream, Dutch-processed cocoa and caramel syrup make this recipe a lavish treat any Leo will enjoy.
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Crown Roast with Apricot Dressing

When it comes to going above and beyond, Leo, you do it best. At your next dinner party, you might want to break out a jaw-dropping entree like a crown roast.
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Confetti Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

Artistic and creative Leos love being the stars of the show—especially on their birthday. This spotlight-stealing cake is the perfect recipe for energetic and fun Leos to enjoy as they celebrate with friends.

Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is an editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. Lisa is also dedicated to finding and testing the best ingredients, kitchen gear and home products for our Test Kitchen-Preferred program. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts.