Crisp air, warm drinks, winter coats and seasonal decorations can only mean one thing… the holidays are here, folks! There are so many things to look forward to this season, like spending time with loved ones and enjoying your favorite holiday meals. However, it can get a little tricky when it comes to picking out the perfect gift, especially if your loved one is gluten free. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of six gift ideas that are great for someone with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, or someone who simply chooses to follow a gluten-free lifestyle. Whether by choice or necessity, these gluten-free gifts are sure to be a hit! Spend less time brainstorming gift ideas and more time doing the things you enjoy… like eating too many holiday cookies.
Everyone loves trying new recipes! Gluten-free cookbooks are staple items in a gluten-free kitchen, and it’s just impossible to have too many. Some books we recommend include 100 Best Gluten Free Recipes, BabyCakes Covers the Classics and Incredibly Easy Gluten-Free Recipes.
Gift Certificate to an Online Health Food Store
Why not give the gift of shopping so your recipients can pick out exactly what they want in the comfort of their own homes? Gift cards are quick, easy, and greatly appreciated. How about a gift certificate to an online grocery store known to carry gluten-free foods? VineMarket and Abe’sMarket are both great options.
Gluten-free Goodies of the Month Club
Think Wine of the Month Club, specially catered to the gluten-free lifestyle. Want to buy some gluten-free goodies as a gift, but don’t know where to start? Let someone else do all the work for you. Your gluten-free friends would love getting a bundle of gluten-free items shipped straight to their door each month! Send Me Gluten Free does just that, plus they’re offering a 10% discount with the code HOLIDAY10 through December 31.
Gluten-free Cooking Classes
Cooking and baking gluten-free food can be challenging, even for seasoned veterans. Search online to see what cooking classes are available near your gluten-free loved one. He or she will greatly thank you!
Gluten-free Skin Care or Beauty Products
Did you know some people react to gluten even in skin care and household items? Red Apple Lipstick has a whole line of beautiful gluten-free makeup and Dr. Hauschka Skin Care has a wonderful line of natural skin care products.
Seasonal Gluten-free Baking Mixes
Nothing says the holidays like baked goods! Scan the baking aisle of your local grocery store, and you’re likely to find some gluten-free options. King Arthur Flour, Breads from Anna and Pamela’s carry delicious gluten-free mixes. Get crafty and put together your own gift basket complete with baking mixes, recipe cards and any additional ingredients needed.