"Aries' zodiac symbol is the ram, so a chilled Persian Cucumber & Tomato Salad (with lamb added) is a good choice for people born under this sign,"
Born under the sign of the bull? Enjoy a cold Spinach Salad with Steak & Blueberries. It's packed with spinach, which has a stronger flavor than iceberg lettuce.
"Curious Geminis like to experiment and try new things, often on a whim. They also appreciate diversity," she says. The Cobb salad has plenty of flavor and texture from the chicken,
Cancer's symbol is the crab, so naturally crabmeat is the perfect protein for your perfect summer salad. Instead of making a melt or using bread, Alexander says,
"Leos will appreciate the drama that goes into making a Caesar salad—traditionally, it's concocted at the customer's table (not in the kitchen) where the server's showmanship adds to the dining experience,"
Virgo's symbol is a harvest maiden who is often depicted holding a sheaf of wheat. "The Middle Eastern salad Tabbouleh is a cool summer dish.
"Astrologers say Venus, the planet that governs Libra, also rules apples. Therefore, the Waldorf salad is a good choice," she says. This combination of apples,
"Fungi—including mushrooms, truffles and mold—fall into Pluto's domain. If you're a Scorpio, the sign ruled by Pluto, a Spinach & Warm Mushroom Salad is perfect," she says.
Alexander says, "Asparagus and tomatoes are linked with this zodiac sign, so start with these veggies as your base."
"Astrologers associate beets and other root veggies with Capricorn, partly because they share this sign's hardiness and longevity,
Go with a bright fruit salad instead of greens. Alexander says, "Aquarians are known for their tangy personalities, and they can sometimes be downright acidic in their forthrightness.
Last but not least, Crispy Smashed Cauliflower with Pesto is the herby, flavorful smashed veggie that Pisces need. "For Pisces, Crispy Smashed Cauliflower with Pesto is the perfect choice,"