6 Lucky Foods to Eat to Ensure a Good 2017

So, if you want to have a good 2017, you better make sure you grab at least a bite of something from the list below!

Pork & Sage Meatballs1. Pigs are a lucky symbol because they root forward. No looking back for this kid.
Try our Pork and Sage Meatballs or

Cold Sesame Noodles2. Noodles. In Asian culture, noodles are believed to bring you a long life. Our Cold Sesame Noodles should do the trick.

3. A cake shaped like a ring is a symbol of coming full circle.

4. Greens are supposed to bring you the green stuff, money. In many cultures, like my half Hungarian, half German mother, we had sauerkraut. Try our Paprika Pork and Sauerkraut Stew.

5. Peas, especially black-eyed peas because they look like little coins, are also thought to bring your wealth and good fortune. Try our Bacon-Roasted Chickpeas.

Baked Fish w:Citrus Butter Sauce6. Fish. Still worried about your finances? Fish, too, will bring you wealth because the metallic sheen of their scales look like money. Try our Baked Fish with Citrus Butter or Pecan Crusted Fish.

Check Out Our Low-Cal Dirty Martini.

Dirty Martini

More Low-Cal Cocktails: Cocktails for Dieters.

A Tiny Little Seed That Packs a Big Punch of Nutrition.


Here’s a Twist on One of Our Favorite Comfort Foods: Chili.
Slow-Cooker Pork Chili Verde.

And for Dessert? Emily’s Brown Butter Chocolate-Chip Cookies.
Browned-Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies I

Is chocolate good for you? Find out the heart-healthy benefits of chocolate.
chocolate covered coffee beans

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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