Share your commitment to healthy living in the gift choices that you make
Here are some deliciously healthy gift ideas right from the kitchen...
1. A bounty of fruit
Create a fruit basket emphasizing seasonal beauties such as apples and oranges.
2. Go nuts
Put together a gourmet nut-and-seed collection. Throw in extra-special seeds like chia and hemp hearts.
3. Soup in a mason jar
Include a recipe card and the dry ingredients to make soup such as lentils, barley, brown rice, dried herbs and chicken bouillon.
4. Give some warmth
Give a mug with the dry ingredients and recipe needed to make hot cocoa. A few mini marshmallows in a little bag with a bow adds a finishing touch.
5. A homemade meal
Design a coupon for a gourmet meal that you’ll make for friends or family.
6. Spice it up
Put together a collection of seasonings reflecting the flavours of the season.
7. Comfort in a mug
Compile an assortment of herbal teas.
8. Movie night
Give a jar of popcorn and a bowl to serve it in.
9. Tools of the trade
Buy a new sharp vegetable peeler, cutting board and paring knife to make eating vegetables and fruits easier.
Select a favourite cookbook to promote eating wholesome, home-cooked meals more often.