15 Gift Ideas For Vegans
There are more and more vegan products becoming available every year, yet at times it can still be difficult figuring out what vegan gifts you can give.
So, if you’re looking for gift ideas for the vegan, vegetarian, or plant-based people in your life, you’ll want to check out some of these options.
It’s a great way to buy gifts for those you care about, while supporting vegan individuals and businesses.
Here is a List of 15 Gift Ideas for Vegans:
1) Online Vegan Stores
Get that special someone on your list vegan goods or a gift certificate from an online vegan store such as:
* Pangea Vegan Store
* Vegan Essentials
* Vegan Supply
For the chocolate lover on your list, find gift ideas and vegan chocolate over at:
* Vegan Town: Your Amazing Vegan Chocolate Store
Or, for more vegan gift options, you can check out:
* The Christmas Shop on Ethical Wares
2) Vegan T-Shirts
A means of sharing the vegan message, vegan-themed and activism t-shirts are an ever popular item for vegans. Whether the desired message is to be humorous, informative, or compassionate, there are many different designs to choose from.
Good places to find vegan t-shirts, with a variety of great messages, are:
* Vegan Street
* Vegan Essentials
* Roots of Compassion
And, of course, you can get vegan t-shirts here too!
3) Vegan Arts & Crafts
Why not support vegan artists by giving an artsy gift that has been made by a vegan artist. Jewellery, drawings, paintings, knick-knacks, there are many different designs and items to choose from.
Amongst others, you can find vegan art from:
* Roland Straller
* Kid-Friendly Art by Ruby Roth
* Vegan Art on Etsy
4) Vegan Cuts
Give the gift of vegan goodies.
Vegan Cuts boxes are a great way for people to test out new vegan products or to try ones they haven’t seen before. Whether you’re interested in giving someone tasty vegan treats, vegan beauty products, or other vegan goods, Vegan Cuts has quite a variety for you to choose from.
They even have a Yoga Box for the yogi in your life!
Check out vegan gift ideas on Vegan Cuts.
5) Vegan Recipe Books
Recipe books are always a favourite. Because who doesn’t like more vegan recipes?
With a number of highly skilled chefs out there who are always coming up with more delicious vegan creations, the meals you can make with plants seems to be endless.
A few good vegan recipes books to choose from include:
* Isa Does It by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
* Vegan with a Vengeance, 10th Anniversary Edition by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
* The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon
* Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen by Richa Hingle
And for the more health conscious individual there’s:
* Forks Over Knives Cookbook by Del Sroufe, along with a number of recipe contributors
* The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook by Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn
* Plant-Strong Engine 2 Diet Cookbook by Rip Esselstyn
* Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes by Dreena Burton
Maybe you have someone on your list who is just getting started on the plant-based path and they have an interest in health.
Jumpstart their plant-based journey with a trip to Plant-Stock.
The Plant-Stock event takes place on the Esselstyn Family Farm in Claverack, NY, and it’s comprised of a couple of compact days surrounded by fellow plant-based individuals.
Eating healthy vegan meals and listening to plant-based doctors and educators is a great way to jump start your plant-based journey or to reinforce your decision to prioritise your health and the importance of a plant-based lifestyle.
Check out the schedule for next year’s Plant-Stock events.
7) Plant-Based Cooking Courses
If you know someone new to the plant-based lifestyle who would like some help making the transition and learning how to prepare and make healthy, plant-based meals, plant-based cooking courses may be the way to go.
Sign them up for a course that will help them make the necessary changes in their life, teaching them all they need to know about plant-based meal preparation from the comfort of their own kitchen.
Learn more about these new plant-based cooking courses offered by Plantz St: The World’s First Culinary Gym.
8) Produce & Vegan Groceries
Simple enough, a gift card for produce and other vegan groceries is useful and always appreciated. You can never have too much help keeping your fridge filled with fresh produce and your cupboards stocked up with tasty vegan goods. You can often purchase a gift card from your local grocery store.
9) Kitchen Supplies
One essential piece of equipment that can always comes in handy in the kitchen is the blender. Whether for fruit smoothies or pureeing a soup, for many, a high quality blender is their go-to kitchen appliance.
In particular, Vitamix and Blendtec are two reliable brands that offer a range of popular, high-powered blender options.
10) Meal Plans or Plant-Based Meal Delivery
Get plant-based meals delivered to your door or vegan meal plans to help make weekly meal prep easier. Both help to make eating healthy more straightforward and effortless.
Options that are particularly good for those who would like to stick with healthy, oil-free, vegan meals are:
* Happy Herbivore Weekly Meal Plans
* Forks Fresh Meals, Forks Over Knives Plant-Based Food Delivery
You can also get:
* Organic Plant-Based Meal and Juice Delivery from Veestro.
And, you know that when you don’t need to worry so much about meal prep and planning, it frees you up to focus and spend time on other things you enjoy.
What a great gift to give.
11) Farm Sanctuary
Give someone the gift of compassion by giving a Gift Adoption to Farm Sanctuary in their name.
You’d be sponsoring a rescued farm animal, knowing that your gift would be helping to make the life of one individual immeasurably better.
Your donation would go towards helping the folks at Farm Sanctuary provide a loving forever home to one special farm animal in need. And you know they would be well looked after, surrounded by caring people who know that rescued farm animals deserve so much more than the life they started out with.
Or, you could also support them by purchasing some gifts from the online Farm Sanctuary Shop.
A gift embodying the true spirit of the season!
12) Vegan Dog Food
Do have someone on your list who has a canine loved one? Their pup can be vegan too!
Natural omnivores, dogs are well-suited to a vegan diet, and Vegan Dog Food from V-dog makes feeding fur loved ones vegan food so much easier. V-dog has vegan kibble and breathbones to keep pups satisfied.
So, if you know someone who would be interested in providing their dog with a plant-based diet, giving them the gift of V-dog would be a great place to start.
Learn more about this vegan company by reading an Interview with V-dog, part of the Adopt Don’t Shop Series.
13) Vegan Books
Depending on the interests of the person you’re looking to buy for, there are a number of topics relating to the vegan lifestyle that you might be interested looking into. Books relating to the environment, health, and fitness are a few topics that might be of interest.
Specifically, some of the books to check out include…
Important books about the significance of a vegan lifestyle for the environment:
* The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World written by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn (the writers and directors from the film Cowspiracy)
* Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke
* Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat by Howard F. Lyman with Glen Merzer
For plant-based health, you’ll want to check out:
* The Starch Solution by John A. McDougall, MD and Mary McDougall
* Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T. Colin Campbell, PhD with Howard Jacobson
* The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn
Or, maybe they would prefer some athletic inspiration and tips, like those from:
* Finding Ultra by Rich Roll
* Shred It! by Robert Cheeke
* Eat and Run by Scott Jurek
* Thrive by Brendan Brazier
And, lastly, for the younger audience on your list:
* That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals by Ruby Roth
* Steven the Vegan by Dan Bodenstein
* We’re Vegan! by Anna Bean
Find More Recommended Vegan-Related Books.
14) Vegan Films
Vegan-themed films and documentaries are useful to have so that they can always be referred back to in order to reinforce why we have chosen to live a vegan lifestyle.
Having films on hand can also be a great way to share the information with others, so you’d really be giving the gift of giving.
Some great vegan and related films to gift to others are…
* Forks Over Knives (Read a Film Review of Forks Over Knives)
* Peaceable Kingdom
* Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Read a Film Review of Blue Gold)
Kid-friendly, animal-themed films:
* Homeward Bound – The Incredible Journey
* Charlotte’s Web
Find More Vegan Film Suggestions.
15) Vegan Clothing
And lastly, vegan clothes are another great idea. In the winter, warm clothes that are free of animal products are an excellent gift to give, especially warm coats and gloves.
It can be difficult to find vegan winter apparel, but vegan clothing brands like Vaute Couture and Brave Gentleman are making things easier. Vaute Couture offers a selection of vegan coats, along with other vegan clothing items.
For the outdoor enthusiast in your life, some vegan gloves will help keep their hands warm when they’re out and about in the cooler weather. You can find a list of various technical vegan gloves for winter on VeganOutdoorAdventures.
These gifts are great for the holiday season, but they can really be gifted at anytime of year for whatever occasion that may arise.
Find more vegan gift ideas here.