Eating These Foods On New Years Day Should Bring You Prosperity
December 30th, 2019
Wanna get rich by doing nothing but eating? BOOM! Here’s a bunch of foods that different cultures believe will bring you prosperity (aka MONEY) in the new year just by consuming them.
Eating 12 grapes simultaneously at midnight on New Year's is a tradition in many Latin countries.
They resemble coins and are believed to bring you coins by eating them on New Year's Day.
Black Eyed Peas
We've actually been doing this one for years in my family (eating black eyed peas on New Year's Day). We're still not rich so results vary I guess.
In some communities peas are a major part of a "Good Luck Soup" to be consumed on New Year's Day.
A symbol of prosperity in many cultures, you can find most southerners eating a pork dish on New Year's Eve or hosting a pig roast on New Year's Day.
In Japanese households, families eat buckwheat soba noodles, or toshikoshi soba, at midnight on New Year's Eve to bid farewell to the year gone by and welcome the year to come. The tradition dates back to the 17th century, and the long noodles symbolize longevity and prosperity.
Eating fish (especially carp) for good fortune is a tradition around the globe. And in Germany, they save fish scales in their wallets for extra good fortune. Oooo, stinky.
Pomegranates are said to have symbolic power because they come from a land where so many religions come from. Also, seeds are associated with life and fertility