I love adding a new astrology-themed cookbook to my collection, especially one from a chef who says:
“…this book has little to do with watching your weight. It’s not my intention to tell you what you should or shouldn’t eat, but to present you with an array of options for eating naturally, healthfully, seasonally, and in accordance with the stars.”
I’ve got a strong feeling Sabra Ricci’s Lobster for Leos, Cookies for Capricorns will be my go-to cookbook when cooking with the stars.
With Sun in Cancer and Moon in Taurus, I want real food, but I don’t want to get involved with complicated cooking. Ricci’s entertaining book offers recipes that are 1) easy to prepare and 2) teaches me about the health benefits of the food I’m cooking.
Ricci assures us that lobsters aren’t just for Leos, though, and cookies made with molasses aren’t just for Capricorns. There are health benefits for everyone. One of my favorite parts of each section is the list of featured foods that support the body function associated with its sign. It’s easy to see from the chapter headings which foods benefit specific parts of the body:
Aries Brainiac Foods ~ brain
Taurus Megametabolizing Foods ~ thyroid
Gemini Easy Breathing Foods ~ lungs
Cancer Tummy Soothing Foods ~ stomache Continue reading