This healthy food and kitchen 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 foodies!
Here's a holiday gift guide for 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.
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.
Cooking Wish List Gifts
Check out these splurge-worthy gifts for foodies.
This ceramic cookware by Caraway is gorgeous! I need to replace my non-toxic non-stick fry pans and these are on my wish list. They're free of PTFE, heavy metals, PFOA and other toxic materials, oven-safe to 550 F and you can use them on gas, electric or induction stovetops. Not to mention they come in lots of great colors to match any kitchen (I can't decide between the navy blue and sage green).
See more non-toxic cookware options here.
Vitamix is the classic professional quality blender. It's perfect for making smoothies, soups, and almond or cashew milk. I've had my 5200 model for over 10 years and it's still going strong.
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.
I love the solid feel of this affordable Espresso and Cappuccino Machine. Perfect for the coffee lover on your list!
Philips Airfryer -if you've been thinking about getting an air fryer this one is a 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!
Cooking Gifts Under $100
Here are some affordable gift ideas they'll love.
Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet
This Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Set is a great value and something they will use for years. A must for every healthy kitchen. You can also get a single 10-inch skillet for under $20 - it's perfect to fill with some kitchen accessories for a more personalized gift.
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!
Ceramic Baking Dish Set
I got these Staub ceramic bakers before Thanksgiving last year to use for stuffing and sweet potato casserole. And I've used them for everything from brownies to reheating rotisserie chicken. They bake beautifully and clean easily - I highly recommend!
Programmable Slow Cooker
Programmable Slow Cooker - automatically shifts to keep warm when the cooking time is up so dinner is ready when you are.
Cooking Gifts Under $40
These gift ideas are perfect for stocking stuffers or secret Santa gift exchanges!
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.
Cold Brew Tea & Coffee Maker
For cold brew lovers! This Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker and Tea Infuser has a glass carafe and a removable stainless steel filter. We have a jar of refrigerator-brewed tea ready to go all year long.
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.
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!
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.)
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