Gift-giving can be one of the most fulfilling parts of the holiday season, especially when you’ve got a knack for that type of thing. It’s all fun and games until you realize that someone on your list that doesn’t have the typical gift preferences.
Many holiday gifts promote excess and/or indulgence so it can be difficult if you are trying to buy gifts for someone who is health conscious by necessity or choice. But the good news is that there are solutions to help you impress that green and healthy friend or loved one, but you may have to think outside the box to be successful.
Here are 10 gifts to give a health-conscious person in your life:
Healthy chocolate supplements
Treats and candy can be the Achilles' heel for many trying to stay healthy around the holidays, but luckily you can check all the boxes when it comes to this gift: healthy chocolate that offers vitamins, minerals and supplements you need in the form of a delicious treat.
Fāv Chocolate offers a healthful treat with the power of Cocotrienol™ a patent-pending formula of unique ingredients that offer a variety of health benefits. But you don’t have to be a health nut to enjoy this treat. To learn more, visit www.fav-chocolate.com.
Healthy food keepers
Those who eat healthy know all too well the difficulty of keeping fresh produce fresh. True, one could go to the market twice a week and always have fresh fruits and veggies on hand, but that takes a lot of time, not to mention money. To help your nutritious friend or family member keep all their healthy finds at peak condition, gift them some super special food-saving plastic storage containers designed to optimize produce freshness.
Fresh herbs and sprouts
Those who enjoy cooking or creating green salads in the comfort of their home will enjoy having a countertop herb garden to draw from for year-round fresh herbs. Or if you want to opt for something a little more budget friendly, you can always get them something like this sprouting kit on Amazon to help them create a variety of small-greens for their salads at a fraction of the repeated-visits-to-the-grocery-store cost.
Whether your loved one prefers holistic solutions to western medicine, there’s no denying the value of aromatherapy on wellness. So splurge by getting them an aromatherapy kit complete with lemongrass, eucalyptus, peppermint, sweet orange and lavender. If you really want to treat them right, get them a high-end oil diffuser as well.
For all the gym rats in your life, there’s always a massage chair or spa gift card to help their aching muscles relax and heal. But if you’re in search of a more budget-friendly gift option, just get them a handy foam roller to ease out the muscle soreness they likely deal with on a regular basis. That way they can get ripped while also treating themselves, too.
Those who are health-conscious and fitness gurus always have a handy bottle of water or replenishing liquid nearby. But no matter how many fancy water bottles your gift recipient already has, they can always benefit from some more with flashy modern features. Take this blender bottle that comes with snack compartments or and on-the-go tea tumbler. They’ll appreciate the thought you put into making their active life easier.
Easier winter hiking
Winters can be a harsh time for the active outdoorsy-types, but don’t let them resign themselves to the treadmill just yet; where there’s a will, there’s a way, and these Yaktrax hiking aides allow for year-round hiking. Snow or no, there’s no stopping your friend from braving the icy trails with these trusty hiking shoe additions in their arsenals.
Zoodles made easy
If you haven’t heard of pasta spiralizers, get ready for a wake-up call. While pasta is fairly cheap and easy to prepare and consume, it certainly does no wonders for one’s figure. Your health guru friend likely knows this, and would be thrilled to receive this trusty spiralizer that turns vegetables into noodle form. Chances are they would love to add it to their kitchens full of health-centered gadgets. This season, give the gift of pasta for all, without the guilt.
Beats in the pool
Everyone knows that a tough workout can be made easier with the right music at your disposal. But how do swimmers harness the power of music and use it to their advantage? In this age of technology, there are solutions: waterproof headphones and MP3 players for optimal underwater listening. Find one that fits your friend’s preferences, and then sit back as you are praised for your genius gift.
9. A Blender that goes the distance
Just like healthful people know the value of endurance in a workout, they also prefer it in their kitchen appliances. Holiday deals will help you afford a Blendtec blender for your health-conscious loved ones so they can continue enjoying smoothies with ease.
From healthy chocolate to a gadget that turns squash into pasta-like noodles, there is probably something on this list to please your health-focused loved one.