Unique Food Gifts for Those Who Love To Eat (and Drink!)
Let’s face it, finding the perfect gift is hard. No matter how well you know someone, finding a unique gift year after year can be a challenge. Will it be the right color? The right size? Do they already have it? Will they even like it? Your options are endless.
If you are like me, you like to give gifts that are personal, filled with love and are useful. I find that food gifts check all of those boxes plus they are always the right size and color and are sure to bring a smile to someone’s face (and stomach).
Throughout the year we have tasted, tested, researched, reviewed, and sampled a ton of amazing food and beverage products. Every November we bring you a list of our favorites, those that we would love to receive as a gift ourselves, to make gift-giving any time of year a little easier and a whole lot tastier.
The Sip & Savor Holiday Countdown & New Year Bubbly Boxes are the perfect gift for friends near and far. Count down to Christmas with this festive Christmas Wine Advent Calendar filled with 12 bottles of California reds, whites, and roses. Then countdown to New Year’s with the Bubbly Box filled with 7 bottles (1 for each day between Christmas and New Year’s) of sparkling wine.
Give the gift of wellness this year with Wildcrafter’s doctor crafted blends. Each blend is designed to provide your recipient with unique wellness benefits in their morning cup of coffee.
The four wellness blends include Inner Warrior for sustainable energy, Creative Genius for enhanced focus, Spiritual Chill for finding calm, and Immune Shield for immune defense. Available in ground coffee and coffee pods.
What They Get: Powerful botanical benefits morning, noon, and night with 4 servings of each blend (16 servings total)
Give a life-changing present this year with Sakara’s Gift of Glow. Sakara’s Signature Nutrition Program delivers 100% plant-based, fresh, ready-to-eat meals to your recipient’s door for improved digestion, weight loss, energy, and focus. Sakara’s Beauty Chocolates are packed with a plant-based collagen alternative and clinically proven to enhance their skin in just two weeks.
Get a head start on New Year’s resolutions with this gift!
What They Get: A Gift Card for 3 days of Sakara’s Signature Meal Delivery Program + a 30-day Supply of Beauty Chocolates
Perfect For: Health-Focused Mom’s, Those Looking for a 2020 Reset (i.e everyone!)
Candy Club partners with small artisans and famed candy producers to bring you a thoughtfully curated selection of delectable candies. Choose a monthly subscription for yourself or gift a 1-time box of candies to friends or loved ones. Everyone will love this sweet surprise!
Give that special someone a warm hug in the form of a delicious soup box from Spoonful of Comfort. Your lucky recipient will receive a huge container of gourmet soup, rolls, and cookies and will be touched by your thoughtfulness.
Choose from 8 types of soup and 5 types of cookies to create the perfect personalized gift. (Read our Spoonful of Comfort reviews for details)
What They Get: 64-oz. jar of sensational soup (4-6 generous servings), Half dozen bacci rolls, Half dozen cookies, A ladle for serving, Personalized notecard
Perfect For: Comfort Food-Lovers, Grandparents, New Parents
The gift of fresh, high-quality seafood from the legendary Fulton Fish Market in NYC is sure to bring a smile to any fish-lovers face. And a fresh seafood bundle is the perfect way to surprise and delight someone you love. Best of all, your recipient can eat what they want now and freeze the rest for later.
For all of the snackers and meat-lovers in your life! Give them the gift of premium, curated, artisanal jerky. Carnivore Club is the leader in premium cured meat and each month features a new artisan in their monthly subscription box.
This year they have re-imagined the traditional flower bouquet with the gift of 20 long stem premium curated jerky sticks that can be purchased a la carte.
Do you have a dog or dog-lover in your life? Give them a gift that will warm their heart and fill their belly. Home-made dog treats!
Knead Love Bakeshop brings you a dog treat baking kit filled with everything you need to make home-baked, organic, healthy dog treats in around 30 minutes. Treats are all-natural, organic, human-grade, non-GMO, and made in the USA. They contain no added sugar, salt, preservatives, colors, or flavors.
Baketivity has launched a new custom printed cookie DIY baking kit just in time for the holidays! You can now make delicious cookies at home AND personalize them with the picture of your choice.
Send someone you love a cookie kit with a picture of their pet, or a family picture from your last vacation, or a funny picture to bring a smile to their face. The options are endless with this highly personalized (and tasty) gift.
Simple Loose Leaf delivers hand-packaged, premium loose leaf tea to your recipient’s door. Friends and family will love opening their Tea of the Month box and finding new tea to enjoy inside. And as they sit down for their morning or evening cup of tea they will think of you and how thoughtful you are.
The Tea of the Month subscription includes 4 curated loose leaf teas, 4 USA made linen filters and helpful tasting notes. Each Tea of the Month box makes 16-20 cups of high-quality tea. Choose from green tea, black tea, herbal tea, or a sample of each. (Read our Simple Loose Leaf reviews for details)
What They Get: 6 monthly deliveries of Tea of the Month
The Honest Bison produces 100% grass-fed, naturally raised, and minimally processed bison, elk, and venison. Delight that meat-lover in your life with the Wild Burgers Box which features 36 mouth-watering burgers and is guaranteed to bring a smile to their tastebuds. They might even invite you over for a bbq! (Read our The Honest Bison reviews for details)
What They Get: Wild Burgers Chef box includes 36 thick, 1/3 lb. burgers: 12 Bison, 12 Elk, and 12 Venison
Your snack-loving gift recipient will fall in love with the Japanese Kit Kat Variety Box from Bokksu. Filled with 60 Japanese Kit Kats in 18 different flavors, this box contains Japan’s most popular (and exclusive) Kit Kat flavors.
Explore flavors like matcha, hojicha, rum raisin, strawberry cheesecake, Japanese sake, and more! (Read our Bokksu review for more details >>)
What They Get: 60 Limited Edition Japanese Kit Kat bars
Give the gift of coffee! Copper Cow Coffee brings you organic, all-natural Vietnamese pour-over coffee with real California milk creamers. Friends and family will love these sustainably sourced personal coffee and creamer packs, made in just 90 seconds, for barista-quality coffee at home or on the go!
Give the gift of a total body reset with the Your Super 5-Day Detox Bundle! The Detox Bundle will reduce bloating and inflammation, improve your overall health, give you better sleep, improve energy levels, and more.
This gift is perfect for anyone who wants to detox and reset their body and is perfect for kick-starting New Year’s resolutions, getting ready for the summer, after indulging during the Holidays, or any time of the year!
Nature Box brings you a snack-lovers dream in the Delightful Box. This box is filled with carefully sourced and nutritionist-approved sweet, salty, spicy, and savory snacks and will fulfill all of your needs (and late-night cravings!).
Give them a dinner they won’t soon forget! Lobster Anywhere brings you fresh cold-water Maine lobsters, authentic, rich, and creamy New England Clam Chowder, and Sweet Sloops (chocolate almond buttercrunch toffee) for dessert.
What They Get: (2) 6-7 oz. Maine lobster tails, 16 oz. of New England Clam Chowder, Four Sweet Sloops
Give the kitchen-helper and budding little chef in your life a 3-month prepaid membership to Raddish Kids! They will love this cooking club and will be overjoyed when they receive their box filled with a new theme, kitchen tool, and culinary lessons every month. Parents will love watching their children build confidence in the kitchen as they help with dinner.
The gourmet snack-lover in your life will squeal with joy when they open this amazing Binge Watch Gift Box from Di Bruno Bros! It is packed with sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy, and savory snacks that are perfect for a weekend at home on the couch or a road trip with friends.
What They Get: Prima Donna Cheese (8 oz), Smoked Gouda & Beer Cheese Spread (7.6 oz), Italian Market Style Pepperoni (8 oz), Black Lava Cashews (5 oz), Smoky Cheddar Snack Mix (6 oz), Bananas Foster Dark Rum Popcorn (4 oz), Cheese Crostini (7.04 oz), Strawberry Mango Gummy Pandas (3 oz), Milk Chocolate Milkies (5 oz), Lark Salted Almond Chocolate Pearl Cookies (5.5 oz)
Perfect For: Snack-Lovers, Couples, Anyone Who Loves Yummy Food, Employees/Clients/Colleagues
Give them the gift that will light up their morning breakfast routine or add something special to their afternoon tea time with a mini-scone sampler from Seven Sisters Scones. These all-natural scones are handmade daily in Johns Creek, GA, individually wrapped, and are moist and layered with flavor.
Choose from 12 mini-scones or go big with 12 regular size scones. They will thank you!
What They Get: 12 mini-scones, approximately 2.5 in diameter, in the flavors of the day
Perfect For: People who love breakfast and brunch, Pastry-lovers
For the person who loves cooking or baking – give them the gift of a live class with a world-renowned chef! This is a truly unique and one-of-a-kind gift that will blow them away!
Goldbelly’s series of interactive cook-along’s bring America’s most acclaimed chefs, pizza makers, bakers, & more right into the home of your lucky gift recipient in real-time via exclusive Zoom Classes.
Check availability on Goldbelly as class offerings are updated regularly. (Read our Goldbelly reviews for more details >>)
What They Get: Meal kit, baking kit, or cake decorating kit with free access to a live class with a world-renowned chef
Perfect For: The Home Baker, Anyone Who Loves to Cook, Aspiring Chefs
This fun and unique gift will surprise and delight kids and adults alike! Your gift recipient will love creating the perfect ice cream sandwich combination out of this box filled with gourmet cookies, ice cream, and toppings. Choose from flavors like the tried and true Chocolate Chip cookie, Vanilla ice cream, and Sprinkles, or for the more adventurous try the Salted Carmel cookies with Carmel Chocolate Pretzel ice cream with Chocolate Chips.
What They Get: 24 Gourmet Cookies, 4 Pints of Ice Cream, and 2 Toppings
Delight the chocolate lover in your life with a sinful assortment of chocolate. From caramel-filled organic milk chocolate to heirloom dark chocolate with sea salt and cocoa nibs to southern-style dark pecan toffee and rich fudge brownies, they’ll enjoy every bite.
This gift, like all gifts from Packed With Purpose, support aspiring young female entrepreneurs, environmental preservation efforts, workforce development, under-resourced youth development, and wellness efforts for people and pets in need.
What They Get: This gift arrives in a recyclable box and includes:
caramelized banana peanut butter cups
gourmet caramel filled milk chocolate bar
award-winning dark chocolate bar with sea salt and cacao nibs
2 espresso-infused chocolate brownies with Kona sea salt
bite-size double chocolate chip cookies
sweet and salty chocolate covered pretzels
an artful booklet that showcases the stories of our purposeful purveyors and the meaningful impact your gift creates
Loved ones will rejoice when they open up their stockings to these tasty food gifts! We have something for everyone in our Stocking Stuffer list (which is also my shopping list this year – Death Wish Coffee for my husband, Crepes-To-Go for my son, Chippin for our dog Daisy, and Midi Bites for me!).
Midi Bites brings you tasty, organic, whole food snack bites packed with nutrients and protein in portable, resealable pouches. They are perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up or late-night snack. These protein bites also taste wonderful and will fit easily into a stocking! (Read our Midi Bites reviews for details)
What They Get: 3 Midi Bites Protein Packs including Chocolate, Almond, and Peanut
Bakerly brings authentic French baked-goods like delicious crepes to households across America through the combination of simple quality ingredients, time-tested French recipes, good people, and lots of love.
Crepes-To-Go are tasty, individually wrapped treats that can fill all of your stockings with sweetness. (Read our Bakerly review for details)
What They Get: Bakerly Crepes-To-Go Variety 4-Pack (24 crepes total) with chocolate hazelnut filled crêpes, crunchy caramel-filled crêpes, crunchy chocolate-filled crêpes, and strawberry-filled crêpes
Chippin is on a mission to make nutritious, delicious pet food that is not only good for our furry friends but also good for our planet. Using organic crickets as the main protein source, these tasty treats are free from major allergens and great for your furry BFF. (Read our Chippin reviews for details)
What They Get: Combo Pack features 2 Superfood and 2 Antioxidant packs of planet-friendly, healthy dog treats