This Christmas Gift Guide includes the best cooking gifts of 2018 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 to keto and paleo-friendly wish list items and kitchen essentials. These gifts are perfect for mom, dad, or anyone interested in healthy 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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Cooking Wish List Gifts
Instant Pot Ultra
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!
Vitamix is the classic professional quality blender. It's perfect for making smoothies, soups, and almond or cashew milk. I've had mine for almost 10 years and it's still going strong.
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 $50
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
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!
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?
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