Some people decide to go vegan to keep their bodies healthier, while others take on the vegan lifestyle to protect animals and care for the planet. But whatever brought you or your loved one to choose a plant-based lifestyle, being a vegan isn't always the easiest path to tread.
Eating at restaurants, learning to cook a whole new way and even socializing can be challenging when you embrace this kinder way of living. And when you also want to make cruelty-free and eco-conscious clothing, beauty and lifestyle choices, it can all get a little overwhelming sometimes.
That's why your vegan friends and family will much appreciate a gift that embraces their choices and way of life. And as it so happens, there are a lot of great products out there!
Healthy food, vegan fashion and beauty products, cookbooks and even eco-conscious household items all make wonderful gifts for the plant-based people in your life. And to make your choice even easier, we've gathered together 50 of our favorite gifts for the vegans in your life.
Here are some gift ideas to show a little love and appreciation for these noble souls.
Vegan Food Gifts
It is possible to be a vegan and a chocoholic. For your foodie who can't live without their cacao, this vegan chocolate gift set full of clean, high-quality chocolate will be like a little taste of nirvana.
With flavors like cashew-vanilla, hazelnut, salty, almond butter + quinoa and more, these bars will definitely rock their taste buds!
Whether their choice is coconut, soy, oat, cashew or almond, this speedy machine allows people who are dairy-free to whip up their own fresh milk in minutes. With no soaking necessary! It's 100% approved by cows.
A plant-based protein bar is a perfect gift idea for vegans that want a quick boost on the go. With 10 grams of protein, pre-biotics and 15 grams of fiber, this healthy bar also supports the digestive and immune system. And it only has 2 grams of sugar.
This snack is an all-around champ! A great idea for a Christmas stocking stuffer.
4. Instant Pot
Being a vegan can be challenging. But this pressure cooker (that's also a rice cooker, steamer, saute-er, yogurt maker and warmer) will definitely make cooking easier. Even for vegans that aren't that great in the kitchen!
Does your vegan have a matcha habit? Learning to make their own will save them big bucks at the coffee shop and boost their energy.
This 6-piece set comes with a tin of organic matcha, a scoop, a bamboo sifter, frother and reusable metal drinking straws with a cleaning brush.
For the vegans that also like to experiment in the kitchen, this stainless steel yogurt maker with an instruction book and recipes will guide them through the process of making their own. It can be made with any kind of non-dairy milk they like and cuts down on plastic from all those yogurt containers.
Before you know it, they'll be pros with probiotics!
7. Tofu Press
If you're a vegan, chances are you eat quite a bit of tofu. And this handy press makes it easier to cook than ever.
By removing excess water, it makes tofu easier to marinate and cook. You'd be hard-pressed to find a handier gadget!
Being a vegan isn't just about slicing and dicing. It's about spiralizing!
This nifty gadget will turn just about any veggie into long, fine strands and open a whole new world of gourmet possibilities. A great way to make quick meals and reduce carbs!
This classic book from celebrity vegan Alicia Silverstone is filled with great recipes, tips on transitioning your diet and it explains how to cover important nutritional bases like protein, calcium and more. A way to be kinder to yourself and the planet!
With over 100 easy vegan recipes, this soulful southern cookbook proves that a plant-based diet doesn't need to taste bland.
Get out the cutting board; we're hankering for some sweet potato cinnamon rolls right now!
Goodness knows it's not always easy being a vegan. Cooking, going out to dinner and fielding the inevitable questions from friends can all be tough to handle. But armed with the delicious recipes and tips for being a happier vegan from this book, the plant-based lifestyle will get easier.
And with a mouthful of delicious food in their mouths, it will be hard for non-vegans to complain!
In his book How Not To Die, Dr. Michael Greger explains how a plant-based diet can prevent disease.
In this follow-up cookbook, he offers more than 120 recipes for delicious vegan meals, snacks and beverages. It's food to live for!
Each meal is balanced with macronutrients, proteins, healthy fats and complex carbs for complete nutrition and sustained energy. Power to the vegans!
Yes, plant-based eaters are always vegging out, but even a vegan needs to chomp down on a chocolate peanut butter cupcake once in a while.
This award-winning cookbook has over 150 delicious ways to satisfy a sweet tooth and stay healthy. It's the vegan version of sinful treats!
Great for the time-pressed and cooking-challenged vegans in your life!
Growing your own herbs makes cooking so much easier, not to mention more flavorful. And with this hydroponic set, no dirt is required.
All you need is water and a sunny window to have fresh herbs year-round. The non-GMO seeds are included. It's a small but radical step towards healthier living.
17. Vegan Wine
Who knew that all wine wasn't vegan? For the plant-based partiers in your life, these sustainable wines from Wonderful are also low sugar and low carb.
Now that's a great gift to raise a glass to!
Maybe your favorite vegan doesn't have a lot of time. In that case, they'll really appreciate a care package from the much-loved Mama Sezz vegan delivery service.
Each bundle contains 6 to 8 vegan meal staples that are also non-GMO, oil-free, wheat-free, soy-free and peanut-free.
All they have to do is open, heat and they're free to enjoy!
From vegan mac and cheese to avocado chips and superfood smoothies, this subscription box of 100% vegan snacks opens up a world of flavorful possibilities.
It makes finding a healthy snack so much easier, and it's a great way for vegans to try new vegan food and products.
Vegan Fashion Gifts
Vegan… but make it fashion.
20. Vegan T-Shirt
This cute tee makes a fashion and a lifestyle statement. It's super soft and comes in lots of colors. It's bound to become a big fav with your vegan pals.
21. Vegan Apron
This apron is too cute and will protect your favorite vegan chef from any splatters during their latest cooking experiments.
These cute vegan kicks from Veja are all the rage and will definitely give leather sneakers a run for their money when it comes to fashion.
Made of heavy-duty canvas and vegan leather, this tote makes a trip to the farmer's market a breeze.
With 7 pockets, it's perfect for carrying bottles, tall veggies, baguettes and all your other fresh finds. And it even has a handy flower pocket on the outside. Smells like veganism to us!
These vegan pins make a statement and are a fun way to decorate your clothes. It's kind of like wearing your heart on your jean jacket.
This cozy throw blanket is perfect for tossing over the back of your couch or your shoulders when it's on the chilly side.
And because it's made of organic cotton, it also makes you feel all warm inside.
Many lip balms contain beeswax and aren't vegan. But these luscious and totally plant-based lippies are super hydrating and come in 7 different colors.
You'll definitely deserve a big kiss for this thoughtful gift.
Just because you're a vegan doesn't mean you don't like to play with color. This vegan and cruelty-free eye shadow set from Pacifica will encourage plant-based beauties to take a walk on the wild side while still being kind to animals.
28. Vegan Belt
Every guy needs a classic black belt. Made from sustainable cork, it's soft and silky to the touch, and not a single animal was harmed to make it. An all-around good choice!
These bamboo sunglasses not only look good, but they'll also keep your eyes and the planet healthier. It's eyewear with a long-term view!
30. Vegan Necklace
These cute vegan necklaces are handmade to order and can also be personalized if desired. A stylish and symbolic gift.
Sustainable, ethical and vegan, these classic men's boots make it far easier to walk in a vegan's shoes.
A high-quality wallet is a must-have for every man. And because this one is sustainable, ethical and vegan, it's also good for the planet! And no, we can't get enough of this brand!
33. Milk Makeup Set
This mini set from popular vegan skincare brand Milk comes with skin savers for both AM and PM. Includes an overnight face serum, overnight lip mask, a watermelon brightening serum and mask, and cooling water eye patches.
Five great ways to make the world a more beautiful place.
34. Vegan Purse
A leather tote may not be in fashion with vegans, but this buttery smooth microfibre purse that’s free of any animal products definitely is!
Perfect for work or play, it brings a touch of class to the plant-based lifestyle.
This jacket may have an attitude, but it's completely vegan and cruelty-free. That's the kind of one-two punch we like.
Vegan Accessory Gifts
Not all gifts have to be eaten or worn. Some are just meant to make your life a little more sustainable. Check out this collection of vegan gifts that will have something for every type of vegan you know.
36. Coconut Bowls
The vegan lifestyle is about caring for your body, animals and the planet. This is why your plant-based friends will love these beautiful bowls made from reclaimed coconut shells. Handcrafted by local artisans, they're a great way to say how much you care about your friend and the world they live in.
37. Seed Sprouter
Growing sprouts and microgreens at home are healthy and convenient. And the hanging design of this sprouter gives seeds the drainage and ventilation they need to make it that much easier. Plus, it actually looks beautiful on the countertop!
38. Zero Waste Kit
This kit is made to help planet-friendly peeps eliminate single-use plastics from their lives. Inside you'll find a steel sandwich tin, reusable market bags, a reusable sponge, a bamboo toothbrush and more.
Because a healthier planet is good for all creatures big and small... and who needs to use all those plastic water bottles anyway?
Not only is this natural deodorant vegan and cruelty-free, but it comes in biodegradable packaging that you can compost. Because adding more plastic to the world stinks!
It's easy to fall into the trap of using plastic utensils on the road. Make sure your planet-friendly peeps are armed and ready with this set of bamboo utensils made from reclaimed and organic wood.
Their conscience will definitely travel more lightly!
When this organic bath bomb is finished fizzing, it leaves you with an oatmeal succulent soap to use.
It's good, clean, fun with good, clean ingredients!
Just because a guy is a vegan doesn't mean he should look all scraggly.
This vegan beard grooming kit will make sure his beard is looking polished and well-conditioned. Instead of like some animal he's trying to save!
Yes, you can be a vegan and stay on trend with your nail polish. This vegan and cruelty-free set has 10 chip-resistant and quick-drying colors to choose from. One for each finger if you like!
It seems like a good pair of Dr. Martens never go out of style. And now the Flora Chelsea is also 100% vegan! A big step forward for plant-based fashion!
On those days when being a vegan seems kind of tough a Himalayan salt lamp will fill the room with a warm glow and soothe their nerves. They're naturally therapeutic!
With all that slicing and dicing they need to do in the kitchen, a set of good knives will come in handy for any vegan.
Finely honed from Japanese steel, they're long-lasting and corrosion-resistant. Beheading carrots is about to get a lot easier!
Sometimes you really need to get out and go for a coffee. In that case, it's always best to BYOC (bring your own cup).
Made from tempered glass and cork, this lightweight cup is easy to take on the road. And KeepCup also donates 1% of its annual profits to protect the environment. Yep, this gift is a keeper!
This body wash helps vegans keep their skin and the planet clean without the use of sulfates and other ingredients that are harmful to animals.
Their full line of eco-friendly products for both men and women include soaps, perfumes, colognes, shaving cream and deodorants. Yeehah, for cruelty-free grooming!
For vegans, what you put on your body is just important as what you put in it. This organic, vegan and cruelty-free face wash removes impurities without stripping the skin and making it dry. A great way to maintain that vegan glow!
Soy candles are a great alternative, as beeswax isn't vegan. But this candle also has something special in-store. Instead of tossing the container when the candle is finished, you can plant it with the seed-imbedded label that comes with the package and grow your own wildflowers.
What a beautiful way to repurpose!
The Gifts That Keep On Giving (Back)
We hope you've found this gift guide helpful. As you can see, whether your vegan friend is a chef, a fashionista, a skincare nut or a cozy, stay-at-home type, there's a present that's just right for them.
But keep in mind that the best gift of all is a tolerant and respectful attitude for the choices they make. Remember that vegans are doing their best to be kind to animals and the planet where we all live. So be kind to vegans!
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50 Gifts for Vegans:
- Hu Chocolate Lovers Gift Set
- Vegan Milk Maker
- R.E.D.D. Protein Bars
- Matcha Starter Set
- Stainless Steel Yogurt Maker
- Tofu Press
- Ultimate Vegetable Spiralizer
- The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone
- Sweet Potato Soul by Jenne Claiborne
- How to Be a Vegan and Keep Your Friends Cookbook
- How Not to Die by Dr. Michael Greger
- Power Plates Cookbook
- The Joy of Vegan Baking by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
- Oh She Glows Everyday by Angela Liddon
- Garden Jar Herb Growing Kit
- Vegan Wine
- Mama Sezz Plant-Based Meal Delivery
- Vegan Cuts Snack Box
- Vegan T-Shirt
- Vegan Apron
- Veja Vegan Leather Sneakers
- Capabunga Canvas Market Tote
- Vegan Power Food Pins
- Organic Cotton Throw Blanket
- Vegan Tinted Lip Balm
- Pacifica Animal Magic Eye Shadow Palette
- Vegan Belt
- Bamboo Sunglasses
- Vegan Necklace
- Will's Vegan Italian Suede Shoes
- Will's Vegan Billfold Wallet
- Milk Makeup Set
- Vegan Purse
- Women's Bomber Jacket
- Coconut Bowls
- Seed Sprouter
- Zero Waste Kit
- Pack & Leaf Natural Deodorant Stick
- Bamboo Travel Utensils
- Succulent Bath Bomb
- Jack Black Grooming Set
- Ella + Mila Nail Polish Set
- Marten Chelsea Ankle Boots
- Himalayan Salt Lamp
- Japanese Steel Knife Set
- KeepCup Glass & Cork Coffee Cup
- Herban Cowboy Body Wash
- Plant Apothecary Wash Your Face
- Growing Soy Wax Candle