This vegan gift guide is full of unique, fun and practical gifts with a focus on sustainable gifting ideas! Perfect for the vegan in your life, as well as anyone who deserves a creative gift or is interested in an eco-friendly lifestyle!
From kitchenware to fashion and beauty to books, there’s something for everyone in this guide.
PS: Be sure to buy your holiday gifts early this year (these shipping delays are no joke!).
Provecho features 100 of my dear friend Edgar Castrejón’s ingenious vegan recipes that honor the traditional, often meat-heavy classics of Mexican and Latin American culture while cooking with compassion. Many take 30 minutes or less and rely on readily accessible ingredients.
Buy for: the foodie + anyone looking to expand their palate.
My first cookbook! The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook contains more than 90 wholesome yet indulgent vegan recipes that are made easy with the Instant Pot!
Also included: a comprehensive primer on the Instant Pot which teaches you all about cooking commonly used beans, lentils, grains and vegetables.
Buy for: The Instant Pot fanatic!
Food justice activist and author Bryant Terry breaks down the fundamentals of plant-based cooking in Vegetable Kingdom, showing you how to make delicious meals from popular vegetables, grains, and legumes.
Recipes like Barbecued Carrots with Slow-Cooked White Beans and Millet Roux Mushroom Gumbo are enticing enough without meat substitutes, instead relying on fresh ingredients, vibrant spices, and clever techniques to build flavor and texture.
Buy for: The foodie into global cuisine
Kathryn Kellogg shares tips along with DIY recipes for beauty and home; advice for responsible consumption and making better choices for home goods, fashion, and the office; and even secrets for how to go waste free at the airport.
Buy for: Anyone who wants practical tips on how reduce their waste
In Six Seasons, Joshua McFadden channels both farmer and chef, brilliantly highlighting the evolving attributes of vegetables throughout their growing seasons in magnificent flavor pairings.
It’s not vegan but very veg-forward. It’s one of my favorite cookbooks (I don’t say that lightly!).
Buy for: The farmer’s market aficionado
My dear friend, Joanne Lee Molinaro of The Korean Vegan has captivated millions with her powerfully moving personal tales of love, family, and food. In her debut cookbook, she shares a collection of her favorite Korean dishes, as well as poignant narrative snapshots that have shaped her family history.
Buy for: the foodie + anyone looking to expand their palate
The aprons you see me wearing in my YouTube videos!
Hedley & Bennett Aprons were born in a professional kitchen out of the need for something better. They’ve been tested by Michelin Star chefs and fearless home cooks and are to be the perfect companion to any cooking adventure!
Buy for: The serious home chef
prAna places an emphasis on transparency, sourcing organic and recycled materials, packaging their products responsibly, and protecting workers rights.
Their Pillar Leggings are soft and built with the perfect level of compression. And they look fantastic with workout tops as well as crop tops and sweaters!
Buy for: the active friend
An airy, luxuriously soft robe with a relaxed, drapey fit by socially conscious brand, Girlfriend Collective! Made from a blend of recycled cotton and TENCEL™, it’s designed for clutching a giant glass of wine and staring longingly at the ocean.
Buy for: The lounger
Wear this four-way top by Wolven as a sustainable basic or rock the printed side for a bolder look. Made using post-consumer recycled plastic — 84% RPET and 16% spandex.
Especially loved by Kaitlin, Rainbow Plant Life’s social media manager!
Buy for: The fashionista yogi
These joggers from Satva are both fashionable and comfortable!
Through their partnership with Suminter India Organics, an environmental and socially conscious organic cotton production network in India, Satva strives for a symbiotic balance between people, planet, production, profits, and social stewardship.
Buy for: the active lounger
The Knotty Tie Company is THE place to buy ties for so many reasons! Not only do they use eco-friendly processes which produce a superior quality product, they place a high emphasis on hiring resettled refugees and help them achieve economic self-sufficiency through dignified skills-based employment.
Buy for: The business guy
Providing everyday warmth and comfort, this lightweight quarter-zip fleece from Patagonia is made of 100% recycled polyester and can be worn as a lightweight jacket or layer. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
Buy for: the comfy guy (AKA 95% of guys)
Whether worn as a wristlet or a crossbody, this pouch will keep you looking cute everyday!
Crafted from 100% vegan materials and packaged in biodegradable packaging, Pixie Mood makes sure the fashionable pieces they create are kind for the animals, the people and the environment.
Buy for: the socially conscious fashionista
This is the only wallet I use and I love how compact (and cute) it is.
Made from apple skins (the byproduct of the juicing industry in Europe), the Apple Mini wallet ensures you’re able to carry all your essentials wherever you go.
Plus, a portion of Samara’s proceeds to go child education in East Africa.
Buy for: the fashion-minded but practical lady
Beautifully designed, Pela cases are the world’s first truly sustainable phone case. And they’re durable enough to protect your phone from drops and scratches. And even compostable!
Pela is a proud member of 1% for the Planet so they can support organizations who are working hard to better the planet.
Buy for: The composting fan (or your clumsy friend)
These stunning, triple-layered dangling earrings are handmade by women outside of Taxco, Mexico. No two pieces are identical, so you get premium quality with a unique finish. These earrings come in both gold and silver.
Buy for: The edgy fashionista
When you purchase the Polar Bear Braided Bracelet from 4Ocean, you pull one pound of trash from the ocean, rivers, and coastlines while helping to raise awareness about the impact plastic has on these endangered marine mammals.
Buy for: The ocean lover in your life
A versatile 13×9 baking pan but with a fun design! Perfect for lasagna, veggie bakes, bread pudding, and any kind of casserole.
I love using this dish to serve my holiday dishes. It adds so much flair to the table!
Buy for: the trendy baker
The sexiest sheet pans ever. Definitely the coolest looking kitchen item I own!
These add a dramatic and fun flair to your kitchen (and come in vibrant blue and magenta too).
Buy for: the trendy home chef
Price: $40; or 85 for 3 sheet pans (1 large, 2 medium)
This cookware has really elevated the look of my kitchen. The color options are just way too cute!
They’re incredibly nonstick, so they’re great for cooking with minimal oil (plus non-toxic and free of common chemicals).
Buy for: The healthy foodie (splurge!)
Price: $95 for 10.5 inch fry pan; $395 for 4-piece cookware set.
A must-have in my kitchen! A Vitamix blender will take your plant-based cooking to the next level (and make it so uch easier)!
Ten variable speeds allow you to refine every texture with culinary precision, from the smoothest purées to the heartiest soups.
Buy for: The healthy foodie (splurge!)
Another kitchen gadget I can’t live without.
Love sparkling water but hate to see how much waste you create with those single use cans? Buy a SodaStream!
Use your own water and flavorings from home and when you’re done with your C02 tank, take it back to the store to be reused and receive a discount on your next tank!
Buy for: The bubbly water addict
KAN makes incredible quality knives that I use myself (it’s a wonderful small business to support!).
With an 8-inch Chef, 3.5-inch paring and 6-inch Santoku knife, these are all the tools you need for success in the kitchen.
Buy for: the serious home chef (splurge!)
Price: $249 (Use code “Nisha” for $5 off!)
Wooden kitchen utensils are not only gorgeous and best when cooking with acidic foods, they’re much better for the environment than plastic!
Buy for: The trendy home chef
These one-of-a-kind glass platters are kiln-formed from recycled bottles gathered from the roadside and national forests in Wyoming.
Rustic yet refined, these sets are ideal for the avid entertainer and are great to slip into a picnic basket.
Buy for: The entertainer
A must-have in an eco-friendly kitchen!
As a mission-led brand, a portion of every Stasher sold goes straight to high-impact nonprofits like Surfrider and 5 Gyers, which are dedicated to preserving and rehabilitating our oceans.
Buy for: The low-waste home cook
Now that we’re allowed to bring our own bags to the stores again, I’ve started using these reusable mesh produce bags again to cut down on my plastic waste.
Buy for: The eco-minded shopper
Food & Drink
My favorite vegan cookies! No one can tell they’re vegan!
Get your loved one a delicious box of vegan cookies from this Black Woman Owned Company based out of San Diego, CA.
Buy for: The sweet tooth
As a wine-o, I’ve tried many of the vegan wines available through wine subscription brand Winc. It’s so fun to pick out new wines to try and to gift a subscription to a loved one.
Start building a vegan wine box for your loved one (or yourself)!
Buy for: The wine-o!
Price: $30 for 4 bottles the first month
Two of my favorite food groups in one gift box!
This Holiday Gift Box from Seed + Mill (makers of my absolute favorite tahini) features three of their bestselling halva flavors plus a duo of organic, bean-to-bar (and delicious) Raaka Chocolate bars!
Two of my favorite food brands in one!
Buy for: The tahini addict
Bunny James Premium Vegan Box is a collection of 20 individually wrapped healthy vegan protein rich snacks. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who loves their snacks.
Buy for: The serial snacker
One of my favorite home decor items in my kitchen is this Mulberry Quad Cradle from plant King Hilton Carter!
It’s the perfect vessel for propagating your favorite plant cutting in style. Handmade in Baltimore, MD from local mulberry trees.
Buy for: The plant Mom/Dad
Handcrafted from pre-consumer upcycled striped denim with decorative handmade macramé hanging strings, this hammock chair comes with a sustainably sourced pinewood suspension bar and two removable matching pillowcases.
Suspend on a porch or an indoor ceiling. Handmade by a group of artisans in El Salvador.
Buy for: The thrifter, or self care guru
TUSHY cuts your toilet paper usage by 80%, saving you money every time you use the bathroom. By using the TUSHY bidet, you’re saving money, saving your butt, and saving the world every time you poop!
Buy for: The novelty lover
Blue Air’s Swedish Filter Technology Captures 99% of Airborne Pollutants Like Viruses, Pollen, Dust, Pet Dander, Mold, Bacteria and More. With its activated carbon filter it reduces gases, VOCs, and annoying odors from pets, smoking, cooking and wildfires.
Buy for: People who want clean air (splurge!)
Price: $299 (works in rooms up to 540 sq ft)
Always finding bundles of wilted, forgotten herbs at the bottom of the crisper?
Exercise your green thumb at the same time with easy-to-use garden jar herb kits. You’ll have your own fresh herbs that you can snip from whenever you need a sprinkling of the good stuff!
Buy for: The fresh herb-obsessed home chef
Personal Care & Beauty
Packed with skin-loving ingredients, such as vegan collagen, hyaluronic acid, flower extracts and caffeine, this eye cream boosts hydration and helps the delicate skin around your eyes feel supported and energized.
Buy for: The skincare obsessed
This gift set from eco-conscious brand, Love Beauty and Planet, includes a delightfully scented shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and body wash.
Made with naturally derived plant-based ingredients. All bottles are made from 100% recycled materials and are recyclable.
Not only is this delicate moisturizer hydrating and rich, but the purchase of each bottle goes directly toward funding, rescuing and rehabilitating abused animals at the Farmhouse Fresh Goods sanctuary! Now that’s a body cream you can feel good about using!
Buy for: The mom who deserves a spa day
Eco-friendly and zero waste, these reusable makeup pads are designed to last for years. Say goodbye to single-use cotton rounds and hello to this pack of 20 washable makeup remover pads!
Buy for: That friend who takes skin care seriously
Price: $13 for 20 + a laundry bag
Four wintery bath bombs and a luxurious soap bar in this cute winter-themed gift box!!
Every single part of a Lush gift is as eco-friendly, recycled, and recyclable as possible. Boxes and tags are made from 100% recycled paper, tins are reusable, and even their packing peanuts are plant-based and compostable.
Buy for: The friend who loves a good soak
Take your loved ones on a tour of your local farmed animal sanctuary and meet the precious animals saved from the cruel factory farming industry. A meaningful excursion for people of all ages!
For: A fun family trip!
Searching for a fun activity to do with the one who has it all? Book a skydiving trip over the beautiful California coastline.
Buy for: The adrenaline junkie
Price: Variable (Linked is a groupon for $50 off skydiving in San Diego)
This article by Live Kindly shares 9 different vegan charities you can donate to on behalf of a loved one this holiday season. A good way to get into the holiday spirit is to donate to those in need!
Buy for: The philanthropist
An $80.00 Annual Pass that provides access to more than 2,000 recreation areas managed by five Federal agencies, with up to 100% of the proceeds being used to improve and enhance visitor recreation services.
Buy for: The outdoor enthusiast
Thanks to limited ink coverage, this sustainable, kraft wrapping paper can be recycled. Think about choosing a more sustainable gift wrapping this holiday season!
Buy for: Your mass gift-wrapping needs
Price: $15 for 3 rolls
Recyclable gift wrap not good enough for you? Buy a set of reusable gift wraps for your family’s next holiday! These wraps are infinitely reusable and come in four different sizes to match sized gift you may have.
Buy for: Yourself!