So excited to finally put together the ultimate vegan gift guide, a comprehensive list with so many ideas for vegan presents, hampers and baskets that will make any occasion amazing. We cover a range of budgets and we know that everyone is unique, that's why we came up with such a range of items that make the best of vegan gifts!
Whether you are shopping for a vegan or plant-based enthusiast, these vegan gift ideas are ideal for everyone. Our vegan gift guide will help you get the most meaningful gift that every vegan wants. We know this because we're vegan and these are the things we put on our wish list to make it easier for family and friends.
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The Ultimate Vegan Gift Guide
You have a vegan friend or two and have no idea what to get them. You want to buy them some oat milk and avocados but you feel there's something more meaningful for them they might actually enjoy. We're here to help. We've been vegans for 4 years now and we know exactly what we want and need for special occasions. We also have a group of vegan friends so trust us, we know what a vegan needs. To make your life easier we've put together a gift guide specifically for vegans. And don't worry, our vegan gift ideas work for beginner vegans as well as super hardcore herbivores as well.
In this guide, we're going to cover everything from vegan gifts for cooks, through vegan gift ideas for home to vegan food and treats. By the end of this guide you will probably want some of these things for yourself as well, as really, they are pretty cool ideas. Let's get started and find you an epic vegan present!
We want to tell you that we've done some serious research before recommending you these products. It was very hard to find products that are gentle, suitable for babies and adults alike, also vegan and completely free from harmful chemicals, allergens and irritants. That's why we really took our time to research and cross-reference from so many sites like Ethical Elephant, Wikipedia, Cosmily, EWG and also Yuka. Most sites promote either vegan or chemical-free but not both. We thought we could do better!
Amazing Vegan Cookbooks
Honestly, this is something that makes every vegan happy. Not only you're supporting a community of vegan chefs by buying their product, but your vegan friend will be so happy to get inspired by new vegan recipes. It's a very thoughtful and kind gift. Here are some of the vegan cookbooks we use all the time and we recommend with love.
- BOSH!: Simple Recipes - This is our go-to vegan cookbook. We've been so inspired by it and it's so easy to make simple vegan food that actually tastes good. Everyone will love this one.
- The Korean Vegan Cookbook - So many vegans love Asian food. This amazing book is all about recipes from omma's kitchen. We own this book and we've been following Joanne Molinaro for so long.
- Plant-Based on a Budget - Toni Okamoto is a fantastic recipe creator and one we've been following on her social media accounts for so long. She's even recommended by Michael Greger. It's a great vegan gift for those who want to eat healthy on a budget.
- The Plant-Based Diet for Beginners - We know how it's like to start as a vegan, it can be confusing at best. So it's important to help your vegan friends who are just starting out. Gift them this recipe book which has helped thousands understand what to cook at the beginning of the journey.
Science Vegan Books
If you are looking for thoughtful gifts for vegans who care about whole foods and nutrition, this is your aisle. We've read all the books below and it's hard to pick just one. They are all wonderful so know that whichever you decide to gift, it's going to be an amazing read and an epic present for your vegans.
- How Not to Die - Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease from Dr. Michael Greger. Even His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that This book may help those who are susceptible to illnesses that can be prevented.
- The China Study - An impressive book that every vegan and plant-based enthusiast should read. We first learnt about it in a documentary about veganism called What The Health. Really recommend it as a thoughtful gift, a very good read.
- Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition - We love Dr Campbell and we recommend his book which is so very interesting, especially for vegans looking to dive into whole foods. This book is a great gift idea for every single vegan friend you have.
- Prevent And Reverse Heart Disease - A wonderful gift for vegans, this is an exceptional book, quite scientific about the nutrition-based cure. It's ideal for vegans who are taking nutrition seriously and want to get to the next level with their plant-based diets.
Vegan Gifts for Cooks
We love cooking and as vegans, we're even more excited about making our food at home. But to do it, we need tools in our kitchen. That's where you come in and gift vegans amazing presents to make their life easier. Here are all the gifts we know every vegan cook wants.
- Tofu Press - Oh yes, please. It's so useful!
- Cutting Board - A really good cutting board that can last for years!
- Super sharp knife - These are expensive, but my husband loves them. I bought him a Japanese knife for our anniversary.
- Mortar & Pestle - Gift a really good one, you can make so many wonderful sauces with it!
- Le Creuset Pot - Another expensive gift but these pots are so good. They are free from harmful chemicals and last for decades. They really are exquisite and are the ideal gift for every vegan who loves to cook.
- Le Creuset Pan - Vegans care so much about getting chemical-free pans without bad coating. A really great and thoughtful gift for everyone who wants to stay away from harmful PFOA.
- Silicone Cooking Utensils - A perfect gift for your vegan friends, buy them this set of cooking utensils made from silicone. They last for ages and they don't melt!
Kitchen Appliances for Vegan Foodies
For close family and friends who are vegan, there are a few appliances you could buy as gifts. These gifts are a little more expensive but they are also thoughtful presents that can be used for years to come. You can also put money together with others to purchase one of these for your vegans. The list below was part of our wishlist, some of them we wanted for our special anniversaries as well!
- Milk Frothing Machine - Every vegan needs their oat milk warmed up in the morning, so why not make it easier for them with a lovely gift. Buy them a milk frother that lasts for years to come. We have a dedicated post on the best milk frother on the market.
- Instant Pot - A super machine that makes cooking that much easier. Ideal for lots of bean dishes and stews as well.
- Ninja Foodi - Are you thinking of buying your vegans an air-fryer? Buy them a ninja foodi instead because this device is not lined with bad non-stick coating. Besides, it can steam, slow cook, sear, saute and more!
- Vitamix Blender - You can gift any blender, your vegans will love you for it. But we do recommend the vitamix because that's what we have and it's so powerful.
- Ice Cream Maker - What a great vegan gift idea, something that my husband really wanted for his birthday. Vegans like healthy things they made themselves and ice cream made at home it's so much more delicious than store-bought.
- Kitchen Aid - This is the best ever gift for every vegan out there. Everyone needs a kitchen aid especially vegan foodies who love making and baking. We have one and I use it every single day!
- Food Processor - Vegans need a food processor to make their own hummus. Seriously, an ideal present, you can't go wrong with it.
- Toaster - Every vegan loves some good avocado toast. Buy them the toaster and throw in some avocadoes as stocking fillers. A perfect gift if you ask us.
- Hand-Held Blender - I especially recommend this present for vegan soup lovers. We use one all the time to make carrot and ginger soup and even cream of broccoli. It's also a budget kitchen appliance that every vegan appreciates.
Vegan Food Presents
Whether you are looking for food gift baskets, vegan hampers or vegan subscription boxes full of food, this is your section. We've curated all the epic vegan food presents which make for such an awesome gift. Here are our favourites, some of this food we eat every single day!
- Healthy Vegan Hamper - Every vegan loves some healthy snacks and with this amazing vegan hamper you can really make their day. This is the sort of gift I enjoy so much.
- Vegan food gift basket - Food gift baskets are the best and when they contain an array of snacks and foods that are all vegan, the world is much better. Your vegan friend will thank you for this.
- Vegan Chocolate Truffles - A wonderful and sweet present for your vegan that loves chocolate.
- Non-Alcoholic Spirits - So many vegans are going alcohol-free but they still enjoy an array of cocktails like this chipotle margarita or el dulce diablo.
- Vegan Jerky - Just because we're vegans it doesn't mean we don't love jerky. Just buy your vegans lots of vegan jerky and they will be so happy!
- Vegan Nutritional Yeast - Seriously, vegans love their nutritional yeast and this is the food we eat every single day. Buy it for us and make it into a vegan hamper basket.
- Delicious Tea - Get 40 different tea bags assortment that works depending on your mood. For tea lovers like myself, this is an amazing present. These teas are premium and organic.
- The Nuts vegan hampers - Bring in the nuts! And dried fruit and all the goodies this hamper basket has for us. You can use the hamper as a tray as well after you ate all the nuts and fruits.
Vegan Hampers and Gift Boxes
Petite Vour - A vegan beauty box tailored to your vegan friend
Love Goodly - Vegan gift box that's non-toxic and cruelty-free.
Vegancuts - snack, cosmetics and marketplace vegan subscription.
Vegan Sustainable Clothes
Your vegan friends will love a thoughtful gift that's made from sustainably sourced organic cotton. We have just the presents for you. From awesome t-shirts with messages against climate change to lovely animal spirit hoodies.
- Northern Lights Bear Sweatshirt - Cozy, organic and sustainable cotton.
- Save Our Planet Sloth Vest - Cute and fashionable vest for him or her. Great vegan gift.
- Stop Climate Change Bundle - An awesome present for those who really care about the planet.
- Save our turtles t-shirt - Lovely and cute, an awesome gift for vegans.
- Save our oceans baseball shirt - One of our favourite shirts, really comfortable, organic and sustainable.
- Save our oceans tote - A smaller gift to suit all budgets, an epic organic tote with a meaningful message.
- Love the fox sweatshirt - For the vegans who really love animals and want to find their own spirit animal. Organic clothes and sustainable.
- Epic Shoes from Allbirds - Note that only some of their shoes are vegan. But they are all sustainable
It's more important than ever to fight bad chemicals and bad ingredients in our cosmetics and make-up. That's why we put together a list of awesome cosmetics your vegans are going to cherish so much. These really are thoughtful gifts and presents. It's taken us years to learn how to find good cosmetics that are actually right for the skin.
- Vitamin C Cream Cleanser - Vegan, not tested on animals. It's what we use every single day to cleanse.
- Balancing Rosehip Oil O3 - Vegan, organic and so good for the skin. Ideal for bright skin, a really thoughtful gift for vegans. You can learn more about essential oils for brighter skin and essential oil for tighter skin here.
- Porebright Serum N10 - For an experienced skincare routine, this vegan serum is awesome. It's also cruelty-free and free of parabens, silicones, PEGs, SLS, SLES, and mineral oils.
- Bakuluronic Moisturiser M1 - This is our go-to cream for morning and evening. It's the best face cream I've ever used and it's 100% awesome. Free of parabens, silicones, PEGs, SLS, SLES, and mineral oils. Vegan and cruelty-free. Made in the UK. The perfect gift for a vegan.
- Watermelon Glow Pore Tight Toner - A great skin product that it's vegan formulated with the highest quality natural ingredients. This is a winner gift.
- Eco Lips Vegan Lip Balm - Made without beeswax and also free of any chemicals and nasties. Excellent gift!
- Jason toothpaste - It doesn't contain any harmful sulfate and it's cruelty-free. A fantastic cosmetic gift for your vegan friends.
- Faith in Nature - An awesome set of shampoo and conditioner from Faith in Nature. We love this brand so much. We use it all the time and now they even introduced shampoo bars as well. Awesome!
Vegan Gifts for Him
Get your vegan man the gifts he deserves. We curate the gifts I usually buy my husband and he loves them so much. We're also recommending gifts we know our vegan men friends love and want this year.
- Awesome Cocktail Glasses - Your vegan can never have enough whisky or beer glasses but did you know there are so many cocktail glasses you can purchase as gifts? We wrote a guide on cocktail glasses.
- Lots of coffee - Who doesn't love coffee? Gift it to your vegan man and get him to make coffee every morning. Good excuse to stay in bed a little longer. We wrote a comprehensive coffee guide for your ease.
- Coffee Tumbler - For the commuter vegan, a coffee tumbler is always appreciated. Besides, they are more eco-conscious and pretty great at saving the planet and reducing waste.
- Coffee Dripper - If your vegan man loves the bitter taste of coffee, then get him a dripper. It's such a great gift.
- Sustainable Clothes - Vegans love organic and sustainable clothes so make sure to buy them an epic hoodie for a special occasion. You can personalise it too.
- Seasoning - Awesome men love vegan sausages and vegan steaks. Gift them epic seasoning for the cooking enthusiast.
- Fun festive socks - I love it when vegans wear cute socks that tell the world they went plant-based. These socks are an adorable and perfect present.
- Indoor Herb Starter - Is your vegan man handy? Maybe he wants to start his own indoor garden. Besides, it's such a cute way to spend time together, tending the herbs.
- Vegan Cheese Making Kit - There are so many ways to make vegan cheese and you can gift your vegan a starter kit. These are usually quite pricey and much appreciated as most vegans really love plant-based cheeses.
- Vegan Burger Socks - Just a cute and thoughtful vegan gift that looks actually adorable.
Vegan Gifts for Her
Do you know a vegan lady that deserves a beautiful present? Look no further as we've put together all the items every vegan woman wants. I know I do, and I've received these gifts throughout the years. Really excited about them.
- Cute Kitchen Towel - For the ladies who love to cook and make you awesome vegan dinners.
- Vegan Leaf Design Bag - A super stylish and minimalist bag made of real tree leaves. It's a vegan-friendly leather bag.
- Lots of vegan chocolate - Your lady will love some good vegan chocolate. Who doesn't love it?
- Lovely vegan seasoning - This is something I always ask my husband to gift me: seasoning. So if your lady love cooking as much as I do, then this is an epic present she will love you for.
- Awesome dark chocolate - Nothing beats an evening by the fire with a mug of hot chocolate. Just make it vegan dark chocolate and make it with hot water or hot oat milk and it's going to be amazing.
- Lucky Iron Fish - Vegans love their nutrition and when I learnt that you can actually cook with iron to get more iron into your diet, I thought it's fantastic! Such a great idea.
- Neck Massage Pillow - I always want a massage and after a long day in front of our computers, I promise, every woman wants a massage. Buy her this thoughtful gift, she'll appreciate it.
- Coffee Dripper -Women love coffee too and if you watch the coffee drip it can be surreal and therapeutic. So yet another way to help a mindful vegan.
- Epic hot sauce - Some women love everything spicy and if your lady is the same, then an array of hot sauce in a nice hamper basket is the perfect gift for a vegan.
- Colourful vegan handbag - We love accessories and handbags are so cool and practical. But make sure you buy a proper vegan one made from recycled material or vegan leather.
- Set of soy candle - Such a thoughtful gift. Draw a bath and gift soy candles, every woman is going to love you. Also make sure to buy soy-based candles only, as they are vegan.
- Amazing travel clothes from Bluffworks - The best ever travel pants you could gift a vegan!
Vegan Gifts for Babies
You want to gift something that's vegan, gentle and cruelty-free. On top of it all, you want it to be good for the baby and ensure it's chemical-free. Well, we did a LOT of research before sharing our recommendations with you.
- Weleda Calendula Baby 2-in-1 Gentle Shampoo and Body Wash - It's great for the skin, gentle, and free from harmful chemicals.
- Vulli Sophie The Giraffe - I bought this toy for my friend who gave birth not long ago. And the little baby loved it so much. It's a great vegan, natural choice for teething babies.
- WELEDA Calendula baby oil - Another great product from Weleda which is vegan and cruelty-free. Also, it's free from harmful chemicals so it's perfect.
- Vegan Vibes Baby Sleepsuit Romper - Can you imagine a cute baby in this romper? How ultra-sweet? A simple but effective vegan present for the vegan family.
- Slumber Sloth Book - I can't believe these amazing books actually exist. Such a fantastic idea! So this company creates books of mindfulness for the babies. I read a couple and they are incredible. They help babies practice mindfulness from such an early age.
Vegan Gifts for Kids
We've put together a few awesome vegan gifts for kids that are going to be so appreciated. Mindful colouring books, chocolates and wooden toys. Vegan parents want the best for their children.
- Mindful Coloring for Kids - Kids love to colour so if you can offer them as a gift a mindful book with animals, even better. Really great present.
- Ion8 Leak Proof Kids' Water Bottle - Their parents are going to thank you for this really cool reusable and super cute water bottle.
- Guess in 10 Animal Planet - Cute little game for kids who love animals! Great gift for vegan kids.
- Jenga Game Wooden Blocks - Kids love to play games and what's better than a sustainable wooden jenga that is vegan and cruelty-free?
- Dairy Free Chocolate gifts for Kids - Every single kid loves chocolate and you can now buy vegan chocolate that looks really cool too!
Vegan Stocking Fillers
- Bamboo Straws
- Vegan Socks
- Essential Oils
- Festive Gloves
- Lip Balm from Booda
- Bakuluronic Moisturiser M1
- Peanutbutter chocolate
- Tote Bag
Homemade Gifts for Vegans
- Vegan hamper of baked goods
- Piece of vegan art with non-toxic paints
- Special vegan dinner
- A trip to the local farmer's market together
- Homemade bath bombs
- Homemade energy balls
That's it! You are now ready to purchase the best gift for your vegan friends. Do you have any suggestions? Leave a comment down below and let us know.