The Foodie Physician’s Holiday Gift Guide is back with my top gift ideas for the special people in your life.
The Foodie Physician’s Holiday Gift Guide is back! I love the holidays but sometimes the thought of holiday shopping can be quite daunting! People always ask me for gift recommendations so once again, I’ve comprised a list of some of my favorite items. Here are some of my top picks for fun and festive gifts for the special people in your life. Happy Holidays!
Tovolo Silicone Mixing Spoons– Never underestimate the power of a good heat-resistant spoon! I have several of these durable spoons that I use for cooking. They’re heat-resistant to 600°F, last forever, and come in a bunch of fun colors!
Oggi Utensil Holder: This stainless steel holder is perfect to keep right next to your stove to hold all of your kitchen essentials like spoons, ladles, spatulas, whisks, tongs, and more. And it comes in two sizes- small and jumbo.
Wusthof Classic 7-inch Santoku Knife: A knife is a chef’s most important tool and this is my favorite knife. If you’re looking for a great all purpose knife, this is the winner!
Lodge Cast Iron Skillet: This has become my most used skillet and it only gets better with age!
SUMO Ice Cream Scoop: I love this ice cream scoop that cuts through rock-hard frozen ice cream like it’s butter! Plus, it comes in a bunch of cute colors.
EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale: Have you ever gotten confused about how much 6 ounces of flour or 8 ounces of strawberries are? Take the guesswork out of recipes with a good food scale like this one.
Instant Pot: I would be remiss if I didn’t put this year’s hottest kitchen item on this list! This multi-cooker combines 7 kitchen appliances in one- talk about efficient!
Paderno Vegetable Spiralizer: This cool tool allows you to turn fresh vegetables like zucchini and sweet potatoes into noodles. I like this one because it comes with 4 different blades to give you a variety of different shapes and sizes.
OXO Good Grips Jar Opener: No more having to ask for help opening jars! This practical kitchen tool can open any jar, no superhuman strength required!
Silpat Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat: This classic baking mat promotes even baking and browning and is used by chefs all over the world.
Hands Free Soap Dispenser: No more worrying about germs with this no touch soap dispenser that’s perfect for the kitchen.
Slate Cheese Board: This fun cheese board is perfect for parties and I love that you can write on it with chalk!
DRINKS AND GLASSES:
Fruit Infuser Water Bottle: Infuse your water with fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs in this cool bottle that comes with it’s own insulated cover. Drinking water has never been so fun!
Mason Jar Beverage Dispenser: This sturdy drink dispenser is perfect for your next backyard party- iced tea, lemonade, sangria, you name it!
French Press: The perfect gift for coffee lovers, this French press will give you a perfectly smooth cup of java every time.
HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker: This cool device chills hot coffee in 60 seconds to make the perfect glass of iced coffee without any dilution!
Vacuum Wine Saver: This handy tool removes air from your wine bottle to keep wine tasting new for up to a week (and it comes with 2 vacuum bottle stoppers).
Electric Wine Opener: A great gift for the wine lovers in your life, this attractive cordless electric wine bottle opener removes the cork in seconds.
Mini Food Processor: This powerful mini food processor is not only perfect for making baby food, it can puree just about anything! And it comes in a wide variety of fun colors.
Baby Food Storage Containers: These food storage containers are perfect for freezing homemade baby food and their flexible material makes it super easy to pop the frozen cubes out.
Baby Food Storage Containers: Portion, store, heat and serve baby food with ease with these convenient containers that can go in the fridge or freezer.
Soft-Tip Baby Spoons: These adorable spoons are soft on baby’s delicate gums and teeth and the ergonomically designed handles will make feeding easier for mom and dad too!
Natural Baby Food: Over 150 Wholesome, Nutritious Recipes For Your Baby and Toddler : My latest cookbook is the perfect gift for any new parents in your life! When it comes to planning a healthy diet for your child, this book removes the guesswork, ensuring that your baby gets the nutrition they need, developing healthy eating habits that will benefit them for years to come!
Natural Pregnancy Cookbook: Over 125 Nutritious Recipes for a Healthy Pregnancy: My pregnancy cookbook makes a great holiday gift for expectant moms! This book ensures that moms and their babies get the nutrition they need, while still enjoying delicious food!
Fertility Foods: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body While Trying to Conceive: Written by two talented food and nutrition experts Elizabeth Shaw MS, RDN and Chef Sara Haas RDN, LDN, this cookbook is an excellent resource on how to prime your body for pregnancy. Plus, the recipes and photos are fabulous!
Life In Balance: I stumbled across this book and immediately fell in love with it because it is visually stunning! The recipes are simple, fresh and delicious and the food photography is incredible!
Smitten Bliss V-Neck Scrub Top: These are my new favorite scrubs! They are super soft, comfortable, durable and stylish.
Nirvani Bliss Blends: My friend Anisha created this boxed set of 3 Ayurvedic essential oil blends to balance each dosha or body type (Vata- air, Pitta- fire, Kapha- earth). These pure, high quality fragrances will make you feel serene, radiant, and exuberant. Use the vata blend when you need to calm and ground, pitta blend to open the heart and focus the mind, and kapha blend when you need to energize and invigorate. Designed to be your own medical tool box!
Robotic Vacuum Cleaner: No more pushing a vacuum cleaner around the house! This fun toy is perfect for picking up all of those crumbs in the kitchen. It gets the job done and you don’t even have to lift a finger!
Want to see my 2016 Holiday Gift Guide? Check it out HERE.
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