New Year’s Food to Attract Prosperity in 2020.
Start the New Year right by eating foods that are said to attract prosperity, happiness, and wealth. I’ll toast to that!
New Year’s Food to Attract Prosperity, Happiness and Wealth.
START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT BY EATING FOODS BELIEVED TO ENCOURAGE PROSPERITY.
New Years Day Food to Attract Prosperity
Food Traditions for Health, Wealth, and Prosperity in the New Year.
From Italian roast pork served with white truffle risotto to the American South’s Hoppin’ John served with braised wild greens.
Get ready to ring in the New Year by lifting a glass of champagne and eating foods that are believed to attract prosperity, wealth and happiness. Some even increase fertility.
Cultures around the world have rich food traditions for attracting prosperity, happiness and wealth.
Superstitious or not, food traditions are fun and another excuse to get together with friends and family
So why tempt the fates when you can whip up an easy Slow Cooker Italian Roast Pork for yummy sandwiches as the crew recovers from the New Years Eve party or watches football.
Who knows, it just might help you start the year off right and attract abundance and prosperity for the coming year. If nothing else you’ll start the year some really good food, surrounded by family and friends.
Warning – Never serve chicken on New Years. They scratch backward and you want to move forward in the New Year.
New Year’s Food to Attract Prosperity, Happiness and Wealth + Recipes
Pork or Pork Sausage
Pork is for progress and prosperity. It is served because pigs forage moving forward and you want to advance prosperity in the New Year.
But don’t serve chicken – chickens scratch backward – not the direction you want to go in the New Year.
Many cultures around the world eat pork on New Year’s Day to symbolize progress for the coming year.
This is where the saying “living high on the hog”comes from.
Pork Recipes For Progress and Prosperity in 2020
Grilled Jerk Pork
Sliced tomatoes and pepperoni both look like coins representing money. Cheese is a luxury and represents wealth. Make sure you use plenty of garlic. it keeps away any roaming evil spirits.
This is also a good time to place an open pair of scissors under a chair in you home – guaranteed to keep away the Malocchio (mal=bad occhio=eye) or the evil eye.
In Sicily, the tradition is to eat, thick-crust, rectangular pizza made with onions, breadcrumbs, and caciocavallo cheese, the ancestor of what is known as “Sicilian-style pizza” in the United States.
Pizza Recipes to Attract Wealth & Prosperity
Rice, Risotto or Lentils
Rice or Lentil represent coins, and while cooking, rice grows in the pot the way that you’d like your wealth to multiply in the new year.
Rice Recipes for the New Year
PHOTO: ALISON MIKSCH; PROP STYLING: MARY CLAYTON CARL; FOOD STYLING: MARY-CLAIRE BRITTON
This classic American South dish is a one-pot meal of black-eyed peas, thick cut bacon, and rice, and is believed to ensure wealth and good luck in the upcoming year. The peas symbolize coins, pork is for “living high off the hog” and rice grows when cooked, representing abundance. Served with a side of greens (for financial health) and cornbread ( the color of gold).
In Spain, Mexico, and other countries they celebrate the coming of the new year by eating 12 grapes at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Give it a try – eat one grape for each stroke of midnight to bring luck for the 12 months ahead. (It’s not as easy as it sounds.)
Seeds are associated with fertility and fertility with abundant life.
In Greece, they hurl whole pomegranates to the floor to release a flood of seeds that symbolize life and abundance.
They also said to represent wealth because the seed are the color of jewels.
Ever heard the expression there are “plenty of fish in the sea”. Fish has symbolized abundance in many cultures for centuries. You may not eat the scales but it is said that the silvery scales of the fish symbolize silver coins, and eating fish on New Years will bring financial prosperity.
Fish Recipes For Prosperity
Greens look like money and as the new Year begins we eat greens to attract money in the New year
So toss yourself a salad or try these
Ring Shaped Foods
Another reason to serve donuts on New Year’s morning…
Serve donuts, bagels or anything else with a hole in the center like a bundt cake.
Bake a cake with a gold coin inside. The person that gets the coin will have extra wealth for the year.
Recipes to Try
Eat figs on New Years if you are hoping to become pregnant. Figs represent fertility.
Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini
Soba noodles symbolize long life and must be slurped whole, without breaking them or chewing them to gain longevity.
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