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The Ultimate Vegan Gift Guide: 100+ Ideas For the Holidays & Beyond

Looking for the best vegan gift ideas for your friends, loved ones, birthdays, holidays, and every occasion? Peruse over 100 gift ideas including vegan gifts for her, vegan gifts for him, for kids, parents, babies, and beyond. Happy gifting!
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Finally…it’s here! For years (we’re talkin’ a decade, friends), I’ve been wanting to put together the ultimate vegan gift guide that covers conscious, sustainable, thoughtful, and of course vegan gifts for every occasion, budget range, and type of person.

Well…it’s here! Whether you’ve got $10 or $500 to spend, you’re shopping for meat lover or a hard-core herbivore, a 5 year old or a 100 year old, for holidays, Christmas gifts, Hanukkah gifts, birthday gifts, stocking stuffers, homemade gifts, or anything else. This guide is here to help guide you toward kind and meaningful gifts that have a lot of heart.

Vegan Holiday Gift Ideas Christmas Cow and Hanukkah Pig With Presents

Vegan Subscription Boxes

Vegan subscription boxes make perfect gifts for anyone you won’t be able to see in person. They’ll not only receive the first box of surprise goodies, but you can subscribe for 3-months, 6-months, or even a year of happiness delivered! Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Vegan Cuts (Snack Box, Beauty Box, or Makeup Box—get $5 off with the coupon code “michelle”)
  • AllTrue (our favorite quarterly cause-based lifestyle box previously called CauseBox—not an all vegan company but every box can be made vegan)
  • Petit Vour (vegan beauty box)
  • Love Goodly (vegan lifestyle box)
  • Kinder Beauty Box (by Daniella Monet and Evanna Lynch)
all true cause box subscription box
Photo: AllTrue Subscription Box

Gift-Worthy Vegan Cookbooks

Cookbooks make fantastic gifts for any occasion. There are plant-based cookbooks ideas for health enthusiasts, gourmet food lovers, cheese lovers, chocolate lovers, and more. You can find vegan air fryer cookbooks, Instant Pot cookbooks, kids cookbooks, funny cookbooks, budget-friendly cookbooks, and more. Check out our best vegan cookbooks round-up for the most essential lineup for plant-powered kitchens!

Here are just a few popular gift-able cookbooks:

The Friendly Vegan Cookbook

Must-Read Giftable Books (For Adults)

Vegan Gifts For The Home Cook

Caraway cookware set in light pink with pots and pans set up on a countertop.

Gift-able Kitchen Appliances for Foodies

  • Almond Cow (for anyone who wants to save money, reduce single-use packaging waste, and make their own nut milk in moments!)
  • Instant Pot (or any pressure cooker—this is a perfect gift for anyone looking to save time in the kitchen, save money, and eat healthy)
  • Air Fryer (perfect for anyone who likes quick meals or is trying to eat healthier! Print out some of these vegan air fryer recipes to gift with it for a special personalized touch.)
  • Vitamix Blender (my all-time favorite blender for smoothies, creamy sauces, soups, dressings, banana soft serve, and beyond)
  • In-Home Composting Foodcycler by Vitamix (this is such a cool, innovative gift for any eco-warrior in your life or anyone who wants to compost but can’t for whatever reason!)
  • Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer (in a fun color)
  • Yonanas (Banana Soft Serve Maker)
  • Milk Frother & Warmer (for perfect morning lattes)
  • Ice Cream Maker
  • Gardyn Vertical Garden (Smart home system that enables you to grow 30 plants at a time in just 2 feet of floor space. Get $200 off with the code rfmichelle93595)

Kitchenaid Stand Mixer Friendly Vegan Cookbook Vegan Gift Idea

Homemade Vegan Gifts

Let’s not forget the best category of all: homemade gifts! Let your creativity run wild and made something from the heart—from scratch. For instance…

Vegan Gifts For The Home

fall vegan candle in jar with pumpkin and holiday decor

Vegan Bath & Beauty Lovers

If you’re putting together a gift for a bath, body, or beauty lover, or someone in your life who needs some self care, there are nearly infinite cruelty-free brands to choose from.

Vegan Gift Ideas | Pacifica Gift Boxes With Lip Balm and Body Care

Vegan Stocking Stuffers

MukLuks vegan cozy faux fur knit cabin socks.

Vegan Gifts For Him

Man holding a pair of brown Will vegan shoes.

Vegan Gifts For Her

girl wearing white kale em with kindness vegan shirt with sunflower in her back pocket

Vegan Gifts For Babies

Vegan Onesie gift that says "homegrown with love" laying on a baby changing table.

Vegan Gifts For Kids

vegan kid reading a book to his stuffed animal cow

Vegan Gifts For New Moms

Gifts For Dogs

Nothing says “I care about you” like a gift for your friend’s fur babies! Dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, and other furry companions are often left off the gift list at the holidays. So when you take the time to put together a package for them, that thoughtfulness is really noticed and remembered!

Check out this comprehensive guide to plant-based dog treats and resources! You can wrap up a package of treats with a festive toy, or put together a full gift basket of goodies. Here are just a few great options.

Vegan Dog Treats Fruitables World of Vegan Art

DIY Vegan Gift Baskets

Vegan Hot Cocoa Kit

Gift our homemade vegan hot chocolate mix in a mason jar wrapped up with a cute mug and vegan marshmallows. You can add a nice set of measuring spoons with it too! If you want to get weird, you can include this Four Sigmatic mushroom hot cocoa that’s actually quite good.

Homemade Vegan Hot Cocoa Mix

Vegan S’mores Kit

Make your own s’mores kit complete with a package of vegetarian marshmallows, vegan graham crackers, and some quality vegan chocolate bars. If the gift recipient loves camping, add in some other fun camping gear like a portable hammock, insulated camping mug, rechargeable hand warmers, or a portable camping stove.

Vegan Movie Night Kit

Wrap up a must-see vegan documentary DVD in a gift basket with popcorn, a nutritional yeast shaker, vegan candy (Skittles, Swedish Fish, and Sour Patch Kids are all vegan), a soy candle, and some cozy fuzzy socks. Or skip the DVD, pick a Netflix movie, and get ready for a romantic night in!

“Pampering Yourself” Bath Time Gift Basket

Give the gift of self care with a cruelty-free pampering kit! Pack it with a vegan bath bomb, soy candle, essential oils, a dairy-free chocolate bar, mini sparkling wine, vegan face mask, slippers, mini cruelty-free lotion, etc.

Zero-Waste Gift Basket

Let the eco-warrior in your life know you care with the ultimate zero-waste gifts. Some of our favorite zero-waste essentials to include in the gift are:

Vegan Gift Ideas | Michelle Cehn & Kristie Middleton Wrapping Homemade Vegan Pumpkin Bread & Writing Holiday Cards

Special Vegan Food & Treats

kind of wild bottle of organic vegan wine illustrated with grapes vines and a butterfly

Exciting Experiences & Adventures

Does your loved one like to travel? If you have the budget, why not surprise them with a trip to a vegan-friendly destination! Here are just a few of the many vegan-friendly cities below.

Gracias Madre vegan mexican restaurant in san fransico burrito
Photo credit: @GraciasMadreSF on Instagram

Or how about a romantic visit to a farm animal sanctuary? If you’re working with a tight budget, plan a day trip locally.

If travel isn’t their thing but they love food, you can get them a gift card to a local vegan restaurant. That’s practically guaranteed to be a home-run.

Charitable Donations & Virtual Adoptions

This vegan gift guide wouldn’t be complete without one of the greatest gifts that give twice—charity donations! Many nonprofit organizations offer sponsorships or virtual animal adoptions that you can gift to a friend or loved one. Often they will send a certificate or card to the recipient letting them know about the gift you made in their honor.

Vegan Gifts from Vegan Nonprofit Organization Shops

Many nonprofits have online shops with items that give back and also make great gifts. Here are a few of our favorites.

Hungry For More Vegan Gift Ideas?

Check out our other gift guides for specific budgets, personalities, and occasions.

This guide to the best vegan gifts is not sponsored by any of the brands or companies mentioned, and we only share products and companies we sincerely adore! Happy gifting! 

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  1. Wow Wow! these gift ideas stole my heart right now. I can’t express how much i was confused about what i should gift to my dear best friend. But you are amazing who guides me a fantastic ideas. Thanks a lot for sharing this wonderful blog!

    • So glad to hear it! Thank you for sharing this! We try to update the guide as often as possible, too!

    • Aww, I’m so glad this was helpful!! Hope you found the perfect gift for your friend, but either way, it’s sooo sweet that you put so much thought and even research into finding something they’ll love 🙂