The holidays can be a tough time of year to stay on track with your health goals. But, there is no better gift than the gift of good health.
Check out these fun and healthy gift ideas for every person on your list this holiday season.
For The Busy Mom
An Instant Pot + Instant Pot Miracle 6 Ingredients or Less Cookbook
Instant pots are revolutionizing mealtime. This electric pressure cooker makes delicious meals in a short period of time. Turn tough cuts of meat into a decadent tender meal. The cookbook is a great addition to this dish and can help any busy mom put together restaurant-worthy meals with six ingredients or less.
Pot ~$99, Cookbook $16; Amazon
For The Creative Cook
A Inspiralizer + Inspiralize Everything Cookbook
The Inspiralizer is the original spiralizer, and one of the best on the market. This gift will change the way you eat vegetables forever. Any creative cook will love spiralizing almost any vegetable into four unique shapes with this machine. The Package Deal makes this gift a no-brainer.
Package Deal for $54.95; www.inspiralized.com
For The Workout Fanatic
Outdoor Voices Leggings
Love working out, but hate the sweat stains? Outdoor Voices creates modern and comfortable workout clothes for both men and women. The leggings are a popular item, as they have structured paneling and the signature fabric quickly wicks sweat. Even in bright colors, your sweat stains will be virtually nonexistent! This makes the perfect gift for the workout fanatic.
For The Kids
Fred & Friends Food Face Kid Dinner Plate
Making mealtimes more fun is crucial for raising healthy eaters. This high-quality ceramic Food Face plate is interactive and can help your kids eat more fruits and veggies.
Let the kids decorate the faces with healthy items such as cucumbers, tomatos, grapes, bananas, and many more foods.
For The OCD Chef
Fred THE OBSESSIVE CHEF Bamboo Cutting Board, 9-inch by 12-inch
This precision cutting board is printed with obsessively detailed measurements. The OCD chef will love being able to julienne every vegetable to the same size and keep their meals uniform. This board is very strong and made of quality materials. Plus, it features cutting guides for medium dice, small dice, brunoise, fine brunoise, batonnet, allumette, julienne, and fine julienne.
For The Master Griller
Heat Resistant BBQ Gloves Gecko Grip
Do you have a king of the grill in your house? These heat-resistant gloves can protect your master griller from high temperatures of up to 425 degrees. Plus, you can use these gloves to grab roasting pans, cast iron griddles, and many other items. They are dishwasher safe and a gift that any grill master is sure to love.
For The Smoothie Lover
NutriBullet NBR-1201 12-Piece High-Speed Blender
This is one of the best all-time gifts for healthy eaters. This high-speed blender makes perfect smoothies, and has built-in cups that make it easy to store extras in the fridge. The design is modern and compact, making it perfect for individuals living in a small apartment or tiny kitchen.
For The Coworker
Harney & Sons Sampler—Wooden Tea Chest with Teabags
Who doesn’t love a cup of warm hot tea? This makes the perfect gift for any coworker, and is presented in a beautiful wooden tea chest that adds a sense of elegance. Add a festive mug to this item for an even better holiday surprise.
Stefani Pappas, MS, RDN, CSO, CDN, CPT, is a Clinical Dietitian at The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Hospital. She also provides private nutrition counseling at her office in Great Neck, NY. Visit her website www.StefHealthTips.com for more information or call 516-225-1745 to schedule an appointment.