20 Sustainable and Ethical Vegan Gift Ideas That Everyone Will Love
If you are a meat eater who is trying to buy a great gift for a plant-based eater/ animal lover, you must be feeling worried. You might be feeling that to buy fabulous vegan-centric presents, you have to spend a lot of time now on the internet searching for them. As non-vegan, we can’t understand what a wholly plant-based eater’s dietary world is like. But if you have a vegan family member or a friend, you know that they read all the labels minutely while buying things, have to make appropriate tweaks in recipes while cooking and it is not even easy for them to find vegan dishes in all restaurants.
So, when it comes to gift giving, cool gifts for vegans are the ones which will make plant-based eating and life a little simpler for them. You will find a list below filled with the best vegan gifts that any herbivore would appreciate.
20 Gifts for Vegan
Gifts for vegans are tough to find but we have covered you. These will make perfect presents for your friend, family member or any loved one who has cut out animal products from their life.
The pantry of a vegan will most probably be filled with various kinds of pulses, flours and grains. A lot more than a regular non-vegetarian or even a vegetarian. They might like to or have to experiment a lot in the kitchen for making fantastic dishes but there is also a chance of having an overflowing pantry which can lead to confusion while cooking hurriedly. You can help a vegan bring some order into their kitchen with a label maker. They can put labels on their storage jars using this which will also add a pretty touch to their kitchen.
A tofu press can change the life of a vegan. For preparing many vegan recipes, one important step is to wick out the moisture from the tofu. This is a plant-based protein source for them and making tofu moisture free makes it crispy. They can form curds and can be used in a scramble when making something like an egg scramble. The process of taking out the moisture from tofu becomes much easier and faster with this To future tofu press. This press looks cool and it is a limited edition. It is dishwasher-safe and easy to clean. Because of its compact size, it can be kept in the fridge for storing tofu. This can bring a vast difference in the taste and texture of tofu by pressing the water out.
Ask a vegan cook and they will tell you how tired they are of soups and stews made from chickpeas and other legumes and how bored they are of grain bowls. Let a breath of fresh air enter their kitchen with this cookbook having all plant-based simple recipes. The book is a #1 Times Bestseller and all the recipes are as they have been shown on the T.V. The book is filled with easy-to-cook recipes which do not compromise on taste. The recipes in the book can show how tasty and exciting dishes can be cooked without using any meat or dairy products. Now any vegan can cook nutritious, soul-satisfying and even indulgent vegan meals at home. With this gift, they will not hesitate before throwing a dinner party for non-vegan guests as the dishes they are going to cook are sure to be delicious.
Over 140 recipes
Recipes are shown on the T.V. show – Living On The Veg
Indian cuisine has a separate fan base all over the world. Many though have the misconception that Indian meals mean non-vegetarian dishes but those who eat Indian food know that’s not at all true. There are many Indian vegan recipes which are delicious. This all-purpose Indian seasoning will be a great gift for a vegan who likes attempting to cook Indian dishes at home. The blend of spices adds a flavourful kick to most savoury and spicy dishes, mostly curries. It can be sprinkled on anything though and contains iron and antioxidants. Garam masala can help lower cholesterol and prevent acidity.
This premium brand hand cream contains active dead sea minerals. It is primarily made with mineral spring water, glycerin and aloe vera. The cream will give the required nourishment to the dry skin of the hands and make it supple. The infusion of green palm and sandalwood gives it an enchanting fragrance. It has been tested for allergies and has been declared as usable for sensitive skin. The witch hazel extract revitalizes the skin and makes it smooth. This vegan hand cream is great for daily use.
For people who eat only plant-based meals, rice is an essential part of the main course which is both filling and nutritious. A rice cooker like this is easy to handle and it becomes easy to have freshly cooked hot rice much faster. Your vegan friend is going to love this one. The inner pot is of premium quality and has a non-stick coating. The cooker has a keep-warm function too which can keep the rice hot for a long time. It is a big steamer where rice can be made perfectly for up to 6 people. The rice cooker comes with a spatula and measuring cup making it a complete set. For someone who has never used a rice cooker, this stylishly designed one is perfect for them as it is simple to use and can be cleaned easily.
From the kitchen of vegans and vegetarians, a lot of plant-based scraps turn out because of plant-based cooking. Maximum vegans are conscious of the environment and they would love to have a countertop compost bin on their kitchen counter. They can also utilise their kitchen scraps in taking care of their plants at home or on any gardening project. They will be happy with the bin as it looks good too. It is one of the cool gifts for vegans. There will be no more odour in the kitchen and no flies too. After throwing the food waste into the compost bucket one just has to close the lid. The in-lid charcoal filter controls the smell and keeps out the flies.
A blender is one of the most beneficial gifts that you can give to a vegan. They can make delicious smoothies at home and the best thing is they can be used to crack nuts and make things like butter and milk from them. They can make sauces and soups at home. The blender comes with two glasses which can be used for drinking frozen drinks, juices and smoothies. This dishwasher-safe blender is quite big and it can be used for making drinks and smoothies for the entire family. The Nutri ninja cups that are given free with the blender have lids which makes it easy to carry nutritious beverages while on the go. The crushing pitcher can be used for crushing ice and nuts for making creamy and velvety drinks and soups.
If you have a friend who has recently turned vegan, they might find that the flavours of vegan food are nothing to speak of and they lack the excitement. They probably like to put a lot of spices in their food to be able to have a tummy-filling amount of it. They might be exaggerating while they complain but put an end to their complaints with this pack of 8 spices combo kit. They can prepare various vegan cuisines at home which will all be flavorful, thanks to these spices. The containers have recipe ideas and tips on them so one would know how to use each of them and in how much quantity. Oil can be added to any of the spice rubs to prepare a marinade or the spices can be directly rubbed on vegetables too. Every tub is suitable for vegans and they are also gluten and sugar-free.
Your vegan friend is most probably someone who likes to lessen the use of plastic as much as possible. This set of 2 reusable cotton food wraps is the perfect gift for your pal. These are vegan-friendly all natural sandwich wraps which produce no waste. The food wraps will be of 2 different colours and patterns. There are more than one layer and the flaps help to keep bread and chapatis warm for a long time. Now plastic sandwich bags and aluminium foils for wrapping rotis and tortillas won’t be required as these wraps are to be washed and used again and again.
Your vegan pal may have been missing eating some really good chocolates since turning vegan. But they don’t have to miss out anymore. Once they try these Kosher-parve vegan dark chocolates, they are going to become big fans of the same. 15 pieces of chocolates will be wonderfully packed in a beautiful gift box. You can also choose to give the 24-piece box or 48 pieces of chocolates. The box has an assortment of differently shaped and designed chocolates. These are truffle chocolates having a melt-in-the-mouth texture. The chocolates are free from any additives or preservatives so they will last about 3 weeks if left unopened.
When somebody practices veganism, they are likely to eat zoodles (zucchini noodles), beet noodles or noodles, and noodles made from carrots (noodles). With this spiralizer, they can use their favourite vegetables to create their noodles from scratch. This one is not the regular hand-held spiralizer but a heavy-duty and strong one. It can cut any vegetable into spirals. It is very useful for making spaghetti and pasta using vegetables at home when carbs are avoided in a diet. This is a thoughtful gift which shows you care about their health. 4 recipe books will be provided to give ideas about making optimum use of this spiralizer.
Vegans don’t drink normal cow milk, so they have to drink nut milk like almond milk, cashew milk or pistachio milk. With the help of these milk bags, they can strain out the grits of nuts to have a smooth substitute for milk. These all-natural cotton cloths can be used for straining tofu, tea, wine and soups as well. Cotton nut milk bags make it easy to squeeze out the liquid leaving behind the impurities.
If you have been looking for personalised vegan gifts, we have found a spectacular one which is a gift more suitable for men. This vegan hip flask will easily fit into pockets or even a purse, so why don’t you consider it as a gift for that female vegan friend who can hold her liquor well? The screw-done cap ensures that no spillage takes place and it is also attached to the bottle, so there’s no chance of misplacing the lid. To customise it, you can choose the design and the name of the recipient will be laser engraved on the (vegan) leather flask.
As vegans have to carry the time-consuming task of checking all the labels, and reading every detail whenever they have to buy groceries or munchies, they would be thrilled to receive a snack box hamper made for vegans, as a gift. For once, they would be able to enjoy it without the additional hassle. This gift basket is one of the best gift ideas for vegans. It is a standard-size hamper filled with more than 20 low-calorie treats. The snack box mainly has health bars, sweets and chocolates – all suitable for vegans. Now you can show your support for their healthy lifestyle choice and they will be able to enjoy some delicious treats when celebrating a special occasion.
If you have a woman in your life who is a vegan, this is one of the best vegan gift baskets that you can give her. This is a gift set which will help her to relax and have a home spa session. The products will be packed in a white wicker basket which is completely natural and reusable. No artificial fragrances, sulphates or parabens have been used in any of the products and all the ingredients are purely botanical. The natural organic skincare products of this pamper hamper consist of cruelty-free and vegan products from a UK award-winning skincare brand. There are four hand-crafted or hand-made gifts in the basket – a stress balm to reduce stress, a bath and body oil for a relaxing shower session, a hand cream for softer hands and a foot cream for healthier feet.
If you have been looking for funny vegan gifts, look no further because we have found a humorous and unique one. It is a snarky and funny colouring book made for all herbivores. Vegans have their share of problems. The colouring book has tried to include as many as possible in it to make a vegan feel they are not alone in this struggle. There are quotes in this adult colouring book which is going to make your vegan family member or friend break into a big smile or smirk. This is an inexpensive gift which is a great way to make a vegan and their family members laugh.
If your vegan best friend is obsessed with makeup then you can give this eco-friendly vegan makeup brush set as a gift which will keep on giving. This set of 12 vegan and cruelty-free makeup brushes will be delivered in a customised giftable box. Bamboo has been used in making these brushes so that it decomposes without adding to the pollution when discarded. Even while manufacturing the brushes, it is done through a physical process so that there is no damage to the ecology.
The length and thickness of the brushes have been kept just right for holding them easily. Now whether one has to apply face makeup like base and blusher, or styling like contouring and highlighting can be done perfectly using these brushes. Even someone with sensitive skin can use these brushes having premium synthetic bristles.
Has your friend always wanted to keep plants, but doesn’t know if they will be able to maintain them? Send this bonsai and make them a new plant parent. They can practice their green thumb with this before they bring in another plant. Just a small amount of water to keep the surface moist is enough. This is a hardy tree perfect for beginners as it is very easy to maintain. What it needs is sunlight, so it’s best to keep it outdoors or at least on a window sill and water now and then.
This one is for your tea-loving vegan friend. Whether they like to drink their tea with vegan milk or without, they are certainly going to love this exotic tea. The 150gm of tea can make 75 cups. It helps to boost immunity as the herbal tea has cardamom, cinnamon, star anise, rose petals, dried coconut, fennel seeds, black pepper, ginger and cloves! The elegant-looking tin jar is not only reusable but also recyclable and biodegradable. The tightly rolled black tea leaves have a sweet floral scent and a smooth taste. The spiced Turkish blend tea is aromatic, flavourful and easy on the palate. Though best to drink when it’s hot with honey as a sweetener, it can be drunk as a cold tea too. Anyway, this tea is extremely rejuvenating.
Sourced from small-medium farmers
Comes with a blend of spices and rose petals
We hope you have checked out all the cool gifts for vegans. These will make perfect presents for your friend, family member or any loved one who has cut out animal products from their life. You cannot give the usual leather bag or milk chocolates to them. As veganism is not only about food choice, it is how one lives life as a whole, we have included beauty-related products, appliances etc.
Bhumika Anupkumar Golani is from Mumbai. She is a student majoring in BscIT. She loves to explore her work options and gain experience in different fields. In the past, She has worked as an assistant teacher for a year. Two or Four years from now, She sees herself as a developer or operational manager of a Software Company. She always loved writing her thoughts down on a paper, but never knew that she could turn it into a profession as a Content Writer. She sets her goals in advance for the future. She believes that practical knowledge and experience are more important than academic scores. Outside of work, She loves to travel, explore cultures, read books and binge watch TV shows.