Looking for sustainable gifts for the holidays? These gift ideas in our Holiday Gift Guide for a Sustainable Lifestyle are perfect solutions for offering eco-friendly ideas for healthy living, from the kitchen to the garden to the road.
Just in time for the holidays, I bring you my curated list of my favorite sustainable gift ideas for your home, kitchen, and garden. These are all my favorite products that I use every single day in my private life. I’m all about living a healthy, disease-preventive, vegan, and sustainable lifestyle, and a lot of this is about voting with your money to make great choices. It’s all about spending your hard-earned money on products that support a healthy lifestyle, while minimizing negative impacts on the planet. This also applies to buying sustainable goods as gifts for your friends and family, as well as dropping some hints on your holiday wish list (that’s what I do!). Check out my holiday gift guide for a sustainable lifestyle to discover loads of holiday gift ideas for a healthy lifestyle.
Remember that less is more in a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. I was Underestimating my kitchen And my whole life by thinking long and hard about whether I really need to buy certain products. And when it comes to gift-giving, I recommend consumer items as much as possible—items that will be consumed, such as healthy natural food, home, or body care products, rather than gifts that might end up in a dusty closet. You can show your love by giving handmade food gifts, such as gifts Cherry dark chocolate energy mixAnd the Turmeric Golden Hemp GranolaAnd the Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Pumpkin Seedsor Peter Vegan Pepparkakor (Swedish gingerbread cookie). pack them in Mason jars are reusable or a Nice kitchen towel For truly sustainable packaging.
Other than consumer gifts, I have a few favorites and curated products that improve the quality of my life. So, without further ado, here is my holiday shopping guide! I partner with some of my favorite healthy and sustainable products and brands, and a lot of them are offering discounts right now, so check out the links for these discount codes. Please let me know what you think of these products by dropping a comment below.
Wishing all of you the healthiest and happiest holidays with those you love. Remember to appreciate the little moments in life. Take your time savoring the holiday cookie with a cup of warm cinnamon tea and remembering the special memories with your friends and family. Give them an extra hug and tell them how much they mean to you. Be good to yourself.
All and good living,
Eid gift guide for a sustainable lifestyle
1. Fill with sparkling water.
I don’t know about you, but I love sparkling water. The kind that comes in pretty green glass bottles from Europe. But when I think about the carbon footprint of all those ocean-traveling bottles, it stresses me out! So am I soda stream He became my new best friend. Just fill the bottles with water, cool, drop them into the machine, press the button, and you’ve got sparkling water. You can then Infusing herbs, citrus and fruits, and more, if you prefer — or just sipping on sparkling water plain and simple. I really think this is a great gift idea for this year’s shopping list.
The simple, affordable Nutribullet is my best friend in the kitchen. I use it daily for my own Antioxidant juicesAnd the Cashew “Parmesan”And the bean dip, and more. It takes up no counter space, and is very versatile. When I make a smoothie, I don’t bother transferring it to a glass, I just remove the cap, and I’m good to go. There are also many types of NutriBullet Products, such as blender sets, baby food makers, cereal cookers, and immersion blenders! It’s all great for a plant-powered kitchen and lifestyle. Perfect gift for someone starting their own kitchen. I gave them to my kids for Christmas last year.
3. Garden art
I am a big fan of garden art, including statues, wind fans, stakes, and fountains. These little artistic additions amplify the beauty of the outdoors and encourage me to spend more time relaxing outdoors, or simply stop looking out my window so much. Basically, they help me de-stress and enjoy nature a little more. I have collected many pieces of garden art over the years, and they are treasures to me. One of the sites I have purchased many of the pieces from is Fiftera, an amazing company that specializes in sustainable home products, from garden to bathroom to kitchen. I also really like The plow and the stove A variety of gardening art, as well as garden equipment. Check out my free Home gardening tool kit As an addition to your gardening gift.
4. Unni pizza oven
I bought this for my husband for Christmas last year, and it’s been a family favorite ever since! I love to make vegan pizza in our little wood fire Unni Outdoor pizza oven. It’s so good, you can make your pizza just the way you want it! In fact, I’ve been enjoying pizza all year long. I made dough and rolled it out on individual wooden pizza peels, put a variety of toppings (including tomato sauce, peppers, mushrooms, vegan sausage, onions, herbs, artichokes, zucchini, and cashews), and let people build their own pizzas as part of the fun. Then I was popping my own pizza Unni and cook it. It allowed everyone to gather together as part of a pre-meal activity, everyone loved their pizza, and it was so easy to cook. Try some of my favorite vegan pizza recipes over here.
This is the sunscreen I use – it’s natural, free of chemicals like petrolatum, and makes my skin look so amazing! superjob She has a range of products for all skin types, even babies! This is a great practical gift, from stocking stuffer to gift basket of miscellaneous items.
6. instant pot
What do I do without instant pot? This multipurpose cooking tool is a must-have in the plant-powered kitchen, in my opinion. I use it to cook beans, grains, soups, stews, casseroles, and more. You can skip soaking the beans and hit the button to have your meal on the table in no time. Only one bowl to clean too! Check out my Instagram Live Cooking Show on how I use the Instant Pot over here. I gave one of these to my son for Christmas (at his request) 2 years ago. Even if you have a small kitchen, it’s worth it as a kitchen instant pot It can replace several equipment—rice cooker, slow cooker, pressure cooker—in one fell swoop. Perfect for your holiday menu!
7. hello fresh
Many meal delivery services offer vegan options. What a great gift for sending him delicious vegan meals for a week to ease his busy schedule!
Another expendable gift, wine is a thoughtful gift for someone who enjoys sipping on the occasional glass. Whether you’re sending a bottle in a gift basket, carrying it as a hostess gift to a party, or collecting a variety of wines, you can never go wrong with this gift for a wine lover. Check out some of my best wine ideas.
- California Wine Club. Here’s another wine site that specializes in my favorite wines—California varietals. You know, I’ve been studying wine in California for decades. With so many amazing AVAs, there is so much to offer, from Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc to Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.
9. Vegan Food Gourmet Gift Basket
Like I mentioned, I’m a big fan of consumer gifts—items that people can enjoy at the table. From spices and sauces to tea and coffee to chocolate and spices, it’s a great way to celebrate the season and share the gift of love. You never have to wonder if people will like your gift, right? Combine a few produce in a basket, duffel bag, large mason jar, or pretty kitchen napkins. Linen things For sustainable packaging! Here are some sources for my favorite food gifts:
- spice science. Give the gift of spice for vibrant, healthy cooking all year long.
- Matcha source. Set a variety of green tea with a beautiful mug as a gift of zen love.
- The market is booming. From vegan snacks to chocolates, Thrive Market offers a world of inspiration for edible gift baskets. You can even gift a subscription to someone!
10. Handing over the farm box
The perfect expendable gift in my mind is a farm box delivery subscription. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving… A monthly box of delicious, healthy seasonal produce! Sign me up (literally)! You can check with your local CSA (read more about them over here) to arrange a gift subscription, or check out This is a farm fund company.
11. Eco Kitchen Gifts
I mean all about eco-friendly gifts for the kitchen – items that reduce the environmental impact of everyday activities. These little gifts make great stocking stuffers, or you can put them in a basket with a variety of green kitchen items. Check out some of my favourites:
- Simply straw. These reusable straw sets reduce plastic and are the perfect stocking filler.
- Food huggers. I have several of these handy food wraps, which fit in cans, containers, and even avocados and citrus fruits, to prevent food waste and avoid plastic packaging.
- ECOlaunchbox. I’m in love with these adorable stainless steel food containers, which are perfect for carrying food to work or school, and for storing leftovers, too.
- Ikorots. This company has a wide variety of eco-friendly kitchenware, from bamboo cutlery to all-natural dish scrubbers.
- Super Sparrow. These adorable, insulated, reusable water bottles are perfect for everyone on your shopping list.
12. Sharon’s plant-powered book series
If you’re looking to inspire healthy plant-based eating for your loved ones, why not send them the entire collection of my books at a discount, including The Vegetarian Diet, Vegetarian for Life, and California Vegan Diet—All wrapped in a personally designed organic farmers market bag. place the order over here For a personally signed group, please let me know who you’d like to be signed!
Many of the items in Sharon’s Gift Guide are associated with companies with which they have specifically partnered in affiliate programs. Read more over here.