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Your Foodie Horoscope: 12 Recipes Just for Virgos

Virgos are detail-oriented, practical and down to earth. Celebrate with drinks, main dishes and desserts hand-picked for this sign!

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Spinach & Feta Stuffed Flank Steak

With a birthday between Aug. 23 and Sept. 22, Virgos love to make sure everything is just right. While this stuffed steak requires some attention to detail, its ingredients are simple enough to keep the dish from feeling high-brow.

Become a steak master with these super recipes.

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Sesame Wheat Braids

Virgos are said to be represented by a goddess of wheat and agriculture, so it’s no surprise that people born under this earth sign crave homemade wheat bread. Our recipe uses whole ingredients to create a practical yet delicious dish.
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Granola Trail Mix

As a total Type A, a Virgo knows exactly how she likes everything, including snacks. This granola mix is a perfect fit—it can be customized with whatever ingredients she prefers. (We call dibs on the M&M’s!)
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Skinny Cobb Salad

Oh, the detailed Virgo! Virgos suffer from sensitive digestive systems, and a lack of the proper nutrients can give way to a whole host of health problems. Pack a lunch with a big green leafy salad, and easy to digest food like yogurt, cottage cheese and brown rice.

Try a new salad every day with this fun meal plan. 

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Grilled Lemon & Thyme Lemonade

Virgos will love how this natural drink reconnects them with Mother Earth. Fresh lemons, thyme sprigs and honey combine for a pretty (yet practical!) beverage.
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Decadent Chocolate Crepe Cake

Perfectionists? Yep, we’re talking about Virgos! This detail-oriented sign also appreciates order, organization and doesn’t like a lot of fuss. This beautiful, streamlined cake can appeal to their exacting tastes while not going over the top with decoration.
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Mocha Mint Coffee

”Play hard, work harder” is a Virgo’s motto. To help check off their to-do list, Virgos should brew this mocha mint coffee. Not only will the caffeine give a much-needed boost, but their detail-oriented side will appreciate the little extras, like creamy chocolate and a pop of peppermint.

More delicious recipes that call for coffee.

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Summer Harvest Tart

Virgos are practical, so they’ll love an excuse to use up bounty from their garden or a local market. This tart’s fluted crust and elegantly arranged fruit also allow earth signs to get in touch with their perfectionist side.
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Eggplant Flatbread Pizzas

With a strong attention to detail, Virgos are able to rise to the occasion. However, they also like to keep things “just so.” An eggplant-topped flatbread pizza is easy to make but requires their astute focus.
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Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

Virgos are quiet on the surface but bursting with energy inside, always thinking, analyzing, and paying attention to the small details. Biscuits are perfect for the detail-oriented Virgos in your life. Because, after all, the difference between a good biscuit and a great biscuit is building lots of layers!
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White Velvet Cutouts

Virgos like to be in control, and these cookies give them the chance to do exactly as they please. Shape, bake and decorate these white velvet cutout cookies in any way your heart desires!

Genius secrets for baking the best-ever cutout cookies.

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Pressure-Cooker Beef Tips

Virgos work hard, but they still appreciate time-saving shortcuts. These pressure cooker beef tips taste like they simmered all day, but can be made in just 35 minutes.

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.