The Pumpkin Dish You Should Eat, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Fall is here and pumpkin spice is back! Astrologers say these pumpkin dishes will put you in the spirit.
Fall is here, and with it comes the return of sweater weather, cozy bonfires, leaf-peeping, and, of course, pumpkin spice everything. Over the last decade, pumpkin has solidified itself as the go-to flavor for anyone looking to celebrate the turn of the seasons. And while pumpkin spice lattes seem to get all the love, there are countless savory and sweet pumpkin-flavored recipes out there to enjoy. Astrology can tell you a lot about your likes, dislikes, and even your specific tastes—which is why we've consulted Best Life's resident astrologer to find the best pumpkin dish for each zodiac sign. Keep scrolling to see which meal or tasty treat you should indulge in this autumn.
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Aries: Pumpkin Muffins
People born under the sign of Aries are naturally upbeat and enthusiastic. You have an endless amount of energy and give 100-percent effort to everything from tackling a big project at work to picking out the perfect card for a friend's birthday. Since you always seem to find yourself rushing from one project to the next, you'll need a pumpkin dish that you can bake in batches and enjoy on the go. The good-old pumpkin muffin is one of the most popular fall dishes around, and you know a thing or two about being popular, Aries.
Taurus: Pumpkin Soup
Taurus' are known for their luxurious tastes, but that doesn't mean you're too good for comfort foods. In fact, your earthy nature makes you a lover of going slow and taking it easy. And as a sign who enjoys routine and stability, you're a bit of a homebody who might like a recipe that takes all day to prepare. So, if you're looking for a sweet and savory dish to celebrate the cooler temperatures, a crockpot-ready pumpkin soup should do the trick. This versatile dish can be served hot or cold, with croutons or in a bread bowl. Not to mention, it's freezer-friendly, so you can make it in bulk to last you through the winter.
Gemini: Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
As the sign of the twins, Gemini is known for their duality. Your personality depends on the mood of the day or who you're with. This makes you very outgoing and fun, and your friends consider you the social butterfly of the group. An ideal pumpkin dish for you will share both your sweet and salty sides, with an unexpected twist, of course. When you get done carving up jack-o-lanterns with your crew, be sure to save the pumpkin seeds to toast up for a tasty on-the-go treat.
Cancer: Pumpkin Bread
The ultimate nurturer, you're likely to play host to family and friends, and you view food as an expression of love. This sentimental nature means you're also nostalgic, so consider baking pumpkin bread, an easy and delicious recipe that will remind you of holidays at your grandparent's house or cold nights before a holiday break. It'll also let you make new memories with all of your favorite people. Try putting your own spin on the recipe to create a family tradition all your own.
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Leo: Pumpkin Spice Latte
Somebody had to have the honor of getting the PSL for their pumpkin dish. And truthfully, shouldn't it be the trendsetter of the zodiac to represent such an iconic drink? From the boardroom to happy hour drinks, you have the energy and the attitude to work the room and impress—and you love every second of it. A pumpkin spice latte first thing in the morning will have you starting your day with a little pep in your step. You'll feel confident and ready to take on the world.
Virgo: Pumpkin Hummus
You're a bit of a health nut, Virgo, but that doesn't mean you don't like to enjoy yourself. In fact, your discerning eye means that nothing short of perfect will do. And as someone who can be a bit type-A, you often find it easier to just do things yourself. That's why a delicious pumpkin hummus hits all the marks for you: it's healthy, delicious, unique, and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. And because hummus is so easy to make at home, you'll have no trouble tinkering with the recipe until you get it just the way you like it.
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Libra: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Those born under the sign of Libra are outgoing, friendly, and flirtatious people who know how to balance hard work and having a good time. You're also someone with an eye for glamour and aesthetics. If you're looking for a pumpkin recipe to master so you can impress your friends at your next party, nothing steals the show like a pumpkin cheesecake. Everyone will be in awe of your culinary skills, and you'll enjoy that this desert looks just as good as it tastes.
Scorpio: Pumpkin Curry
Scorpios are known for being mysterious, passionate, and deeply emotional. There are many layers to your personality, which makes you one of the more interesting yet intense signs of the zodiac. It takes time to earn your trust and see the true richness and depth of your personality. A good bowl of pumpkin curry has the same spice and surprising flavor that you tend to display. Rich and comforting, you'll love how this simple dish can produce such intense flavor.
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Sagittarius: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
You may be the world traveler of the zodiac, but sometimes you're just looking for a taste of home. People tend to stereotype you as someone who can't stay settled, and while it's true that you love trying new things, you also find comfort in keeping a tight-knit group of friends and staying close to your loved ones. So, what better treat to represent your charming personality than a gooey and sweet pumpkin chocolate chip cookie? This recipe is a new twist on an old favorite, which much like you, will get people thinking in a new way.
Capricorn: Pumpkin Chili
Capricorns are the masters of self-discipline and success. Most people know you as a career-focused sign, but the truth is that you're good at pretty much everything. Because you always put your best foot forward, other people are quick to notice and look to you for leadership. But all that running around and getting things done gives you little time for much else. Your perfect pumpkin dish is one that you can throw together before work in a crockpot and come home to at the end of a long day. Pumpkin chili is a great way to spice up a fall favorite, and it won't take too much planning on your part.
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Aquarius: Pumpkin Lasagna
You're used to doing things your own way, Aquarius, and other people's opinions never slow you down or stop your rebellious streak. For this reason, you tend to be more open-minded and explorative than other signs, and this extends to your food choices. The next time you want to mix up your meal time, try making a classic lasagna with a spicy pumpkin sauce. You'll still get all the cheesy goodness you'd expect with lasagna but with a festive spin that will get people talking.
Pisces: Pumpkin Pie
The water sign Pisces is sensitive, sweet, and emotionally intelligent. As the artists of the zodiac, Pisces love to get lost in their imaginations. So, when fall comes around, you fully immerse yourself in the season. Between your annual Gilmore Girls rewatch and apple picking with your family, you like to check all the classics off your bucket list. That's why, for you, pumpkin pie is the perfect sweet treat to enjoy during the colder fall months.