This healthy food gift guide includes the best Christmas gifts for food lovers and healthy cooks. There's something for everyone on your holiday gift list - and these are great ideas for keto and paleo gifts!
Here's a holiday gift guide healthy lifestyle-friendly wish list items and kitchen essentials. These are perfect gifts for mom, dad, or anyone interested in clean eating - or to add to your own Christmas wish list. They're all tried and true items I reach for every day in my own kitchen.
If you don't have any of these healthy kitchen tools, be sure to add them to your holiday shopping list. You never know - you may find a great deal on an Instant Pot or air fryer. Many of these kitchen appliances have the best prices of the year during the holiday shopping season from Black Friday to the after-Christmas sales.
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Healthy Food Gift Ideas
The great thing about gifting healthy food is that these items tend to be high-quality items that are on everyone's favorite food list. From steak and lobster to wine to wild-caught smoked salmon to healthy snacks and other goodies, you'll find flavors in this list for everyone.
Grass Fed Steak Surf and Turf
Know someone who loves a good steak? ButcherBox is a great option for grass-fed beef (my husband loves the ribeye!) along with wild-caught Gulf shrimp, Maine lobster tails, free-range chicken and even turkey. There are plenty of choices from custom boxes to gift boxes. (Read my full ButcherBox review here.)
Clean Wines from Around the World
Is there a wine lover on your list? Thrive Market offers a curated selection of clean, organic wines handpicked by a Master Sommelier. Create your own box or choose a selection of red, white or sparkling.
Shop wines from Thrive Market here.
This is a great gift idea for anyone who loves to cook. You can gift it as is, so they can record their favorite recipes - or fill in your favorites. It's perfect for passing on family recipes and memories!
Shop recipe journals here.
Wild Alaskan Salmon
Have a seafood lover on your list? Catch Sitka is a family run seafood company that specializes in wild hook and line-caught seafood from Sitka, Alaska. Their salmon, halibut, shrimp and other fish is all wild caught by the local fisher families.
Everyone loves the smoked salmon so be sure to choose a gift box that includes a mix of different smoked and ready to cook fish (or a gift card so they can choose their own).
Healthy Gift Basket Idea
Looking for a DIY option? Put together a care package with seasonal fresh fruits like apples and pears or tropical dried pineapple, banana and mango. Add a homemade cranberry walnut trail mix,some dark chocolate and local honey to satisfy their sweet tooth cravings. A beeswax candle in a sweet oranges scent will complement the fruit theme and set a relaxing mood.
Or shop ready to ship healthy gift baskets here.
Let the recipient their own healthy gift baskets with a gift card from Thrive Market. They have everything from organic snack foods, treats, nuts and chocolates to healthy diet starter boxes and an assortment of kitchen items to choose from!
It's a great gift for those hard to shop for family members. (Read my full Thrive Market review.)
Cooking Wish List Gifts
Check out these splurge-worthy gifts for foodies.
This non-toxic ceramic cookware by Xtrema is gorgeous! And it's 100% ceramic so you don't have to worry about cadmium, lead, PFOA, PTFE, glues, polymers, coatings, or dyes. I have this one which I absolutely love!
See more non-toxic cookware options here.
Instant Pot Ultra - I have the 6-quart Instant Pot Ultra which is perfect for small families, but it also comes in 3-quart and 8-quart sizes.
Don't forget about these Instant Pot accessories.
Philips Airfryer -if you've been thinking about getting an air fryer this one is the #1 best seller on Amazon and the model I have in my kitchen. Check out my roundup of Philips airfyer accessories for even more gift ideas!
This 5-in-1 Cuisinart Griddler is an indoor grill, panini press, griddle and more. This is the same model I've used for years and it's great for quick weeknight dinners. Check out the video to see everything it does.
You can even get waffle plates for the Griddler so it can make waffles too!
Espresso and Cappuccino Machine
I love the solid feel of this affordable Espresso and Cappuccino Machine. Perfect for the coffee lover on your list!
Chef Knife Set
J.A. Henckels Knife Set - I have the large chef knife and it is my go-to knife for everything. It's a great weight, perfectly balanced and really comfortable to use - not to mention incredible quality!
Cooking Gifts Under $75
Here are some affordable gift ideas they'll love.
Programmable Slow Cooker
Programmable Slow Cooker - automatically shifts to keep warm when the cooking time is up so dinner is ready when you are.
Stainless Steel BBQ Tools
Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Barbecue Grilling Set - because summer is coming. Perfect for the grill master on your list!
Cold Brew Coffee Maker
For cold brew lovers! This Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker and Tea Infuser has a glass carafe and removable stainless steel filter. We have a jar of refrigerator brewed tea ready to go all year long.
Cooking Gifts Under $25
These gift ideas are perfect for stocking stuffers or secret Santa gift exchanges!
Stainless Steel Straws
These extra long stainless straws are perfect for drinking cold beverages, sipping coffee, ice tea, or whatever you have in your glass. They're made of food-grade stainless steel, FDA approved, plastic and BPA free, and dishwasher safe.
Vegetable Spiralizer - the easiest way to make zucchini noodles and other vegetable noodles. This is great for anyone eating keto, paleo, gluten-free or vegan!
This milk frother is perfect for taking to work to make bulletproof coffee. For under $15 they're one of the best kitchen items you can get and a great stocking stuffer.
Digital Meat Thermometer
This is the easiest way to make sure your meat is done, but still moist and tender. Using a meat thermometer is a must! This digital meat thermometer is a great option!
Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet
This 10-inch Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet is a great value and something they will use for years. A must for every healthy kitchen.
Need more Christmas ideas?
Check out these holiday posts for more Christmas inspiration!