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 the 50 best gifts for vegans in your life.
Here are some gift ideas to show a little love and appreciation for these noble souls.
Vegan Food Gifts
If you know a vegan who is running out of recipe ideas or is looking to expand their skills in the kitchen, check out these vegan gifts related to food.
1. Hu Chocolate Lovers Gift Set
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!
2. ChefWave Milk Maker Machine
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.
3. R.E.D.D. Protein Bars
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!
5. DelicaTeas Ceramic Matcha Tea Set
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 DelicaTeas Ceramic Matcha Tea Set comes with a tin of organic matcha, a bamboo scoop, a bamboo sifter, and a handmade ceramic bowl for making the perfect cup of tea.
6. Stainless Steel Yogurt Maker
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. TOFUDEE Tofu Press
If you’re a vegan, chances are you eat quite a bit of tofu. And this handy tofu 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!
8. Brieftons 5-Blade Vegetable Spiralizer
Being a vegan isn’t just about slicing and dicing. It’s about spiralizing!
This nifty vegetable spiralizer 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!
9. The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone
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!
10. Sweet Potato Soul by Jenne Claiborne
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!
11. How to Be a Vegan and Keep Your Friends Cookbook
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!
12. How Not to Die by Dr. Michael Greger
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!
13. Power Plates Cookbook
A vegan can never have too many great recipes. Power Plates offers more than 100 one-dish meals from blogger and Food52 author Gena Hamshaw.
Each meal is balanced with macronutrients, proteins, healthy fats and complex carbs for complete nutrition and sustained energy. Power to the vegans!
14. The Joy of Vegan Baking by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
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!
15. Oh She Glows Everyday by Angela Liddon
Mega popular vegan blogger and author Angela Liddon follows up her first best seller with this vegan cookbook of quick and easy recipes.
Great for the time-pressed and cooking-challenged vegans in your life!
16. Garden Jar Herb Growing Kit
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, check out the variety of vegan wines Winc has to offer that are also low sugar and low carb.
Now that’s a great gift to raise a glass to!
18. Mama Sezz Plant-Based Meal Delivery
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!
19. Vegan Cuts Snack Box
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.
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Vegan Fashion Gifts
Vegan… but make it fashion. Here are a few gifts for your vegan fashionistas.
20. Powered By Plants T-Shirt
This cute vegan 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.
22. Veja Vegan Leather Sneakers
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.
23. Capabunga Canvas Market Tote
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!
24. Vegan Power Food Pins
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.
25. Chunky Knit Vegan Yarn Blanket
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.
26. Vegan Tinted Lip Balm
Many lip balms contain beeswax and aren’t vegan. But these luscious and totally plant-based lippies are super hydrating and come in 19 different shades.
You’ll definitely deserve a big kiss for this thoughtful gift.
27. Pacifica Animal Magic Eye Shadow Palette
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 Cork 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!
29. Bamboo Sunglasses
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!
Related: The 17 Best Bamboo Sunglasses [And Why You Should Have Them]
30. Vegan Necklace
These cute vegan necklaces are handmade to order and can also be personalized if desired. A stylish and symbolic gift.
31. Will’s Vegan Italian Suede Shoes
Sustainable, ethical and vegan, these classic men’s boots make it far easier to walk in a vegan’s shoes.
32. Will’s Vegan Billfold Wallet
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 Prep + Set Makeup Kit
This prep and set kit from popular vegan skincare brand Milk comes with skin staples that lock in your look. Includes a mini Pore Eclipse Mattifying Prime and a Prism Sponge, plus full sizes of holy grail Hydro Grip Primer and Hydro Grip Set + Refresh Spray. They will be ready to take on the world with this Milk Prep kit.
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.
35. Vegan Animal Rights Bomber Jacket
This jacket may have an attitude, but it’s completely vegan and cruelty-free. That’s the kind of one-two punch we like.
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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 Bowl & Wooden Spoons Bowl Set
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 and spoons 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 zero waste 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?
39. Pack & Leaf Natural Deodorant Stick
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!
40. Zero Waste Wooden Cutlery Set
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!
41. Succulent Bath Bomb
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!
42. Jack Black Grooming Set
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!
43. Ella + Mila Nail Polish Set
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!
44. Dr. Martens Women’s Flora Leather Chelsea Boot
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!
45. Himalayan Salt Lamp
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!
46. Rachael Ray Japanese Stainless Steel Knives Set
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!
47. KeepCup Glass & Cork Coffee Cup
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!
48. Herban Cowboy Body Wash
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!
49. Plant Apothecary Wash Your Face
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!
50. Growing Soy Wax Candle
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!
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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
- DelicaTeas Ceramic Matcha Tea Set
- Stainless Steel Yogurt Maker
- TOFUDEE Tofu Press
- Brieftons 5-Blade 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
- Powered By Plants T-Shirt
- Vegan Apron
- Veja Vegan Leather Sneakers
- Capabunga Canvas Market Tote
- Vegan Power Food Pins
- Chunky Knit Vegan Yarn Blanket
- Vegan Tinted Lip Balm
- Pacifica Animal Magic Eye Shadow Palette
- Vegan Cork Belt
- Bamboo Sunglasses
- Vegan Necklace
- Will’s Vegan Italian Suede Shoes
- Will’s Vegan Billfold Wallet
- Milk Prep + Set Makeup Kit
- Vegan Purse
- Vegan Animal Rights Bomber Jacket
- Coconut Bowl & Wooden Spoons Bowl Set
- Seed Sprouter
- Zero Waste Kit
- Pack & Leaf Natural Deodorant Stick
- Zero Waste Wooden Cutlery Set
- Succulent Bath Bomb
- Jack Black Grooming Set
- Ella + Mila Nail Polish Set
- Dr. Martens Women’s Flora Leather Chelsea Boot
- 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