What we have to eat on the first day of the year?!
New Years is here and almost everyone has New Year's resolution or at least a habit what they usually do or eat on the first day of the year. They say: the whole year will be the same as a fist day. So let’s focus to do good, nice and healthy things and hope the same continuation for the year. We will show you now a few foods what good to eat on New Year’s Day. Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck, they are believed to bring a year of prosperity and good health.
Supposedly greens are eaten on New Year's Eve because they resemble money.
Beans, like greens, resemble money; more specifically, they symbolize coins. Whether you choose black beans, lentils, or black-eyes peas, healthy fiber-filled beans will help soak up that champagne.
Noodles and Grains
Noodles are symbols of long life, and grains like rice, quinoa, and barley stand for abundance. Slurp the noodles whole for even more luck.
On New Year's Eve, Mexicans pop a grape for each stroke of midnight, with each representing a page of the calendar ahead. If one is bitter, watch out for that month! Other popular fruits to eat include the pomegranates, with its many seeds standing in for prosperity, and figs, which are a symbol of fertility.
Pigs are a lucky symbol because they root forward, and are rotund. Traditionally, in the American South, pork, beans, and greens are combined in a dish called Hoppin' John for New Year's Eve.
Ring shaped cakes—sometimes with trinkets baked inside—are a symbol of coming full circle. Indulge a little with the delicious chocolate recipe below.
Fish are believed to be lucky because their scales resemble coins, and they swim in schools which invoke the idea of abundance.
Based on rd.com