Pork products, fish, beans, cakes with coins, grapes, and pickled herring? Maybe lentils, black-eyed peas, cooked greens or long noodles? Food and symbolism play important roles in celebrations around the world. On special occasions different countries use certain foods — not just to celebrate — but often as a symbol of luck, wealth, and health. […]
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What’s your New Year’s tradition? Do you eat fish, beans, cakes with coins, grapes, or pickled herring? Around the world food and symbolism play important roles in New Year’s celebrations not just to celebrate but often to bring luck, fortune, and plenty (both money and food), and health. What Not To Eat (Hint: Don’t Look […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.