10 Holiday Gift Ideas from Meatless Monday

December 5th, 2016

Deck the halls and feast your senses on these wonderful holiday gift ideas. Perfect for giving and receiving…for those who have been extra nice this year. These tantalizing meatless gifts are at the very top of our shopping list. Tasty, yet also nutritious. It’s like giving the gift of good health. Wishing you and your loved ones the very best from all your friends at Meatless Monday.



Mario Batali – Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA – Hardcover: $25, Kindle $20

Mario is a long-time supporter of Meatless Monday. And he certainly knows his foods. His latest cookbook celebrates American fare, from the treasures of the state fairs to the dishes of local rotary clubs. Over two years in the making, he’s traveled cross country to collect the very best recipes in the U.S. Bring your appetite.



The Meat Free Monday Cookbook: A Full Menu for Every Monday of the Year – Hardcover $25, Paperback $11

You’ll never run out of ideas with this new cookbook. Fifty two weeks of fabulous meatless recipes with a forward written by Paul, Stella & Mary McCartney, the trio who helped launch Meat Free Monday in the U.K. in 2009.



HelloFresh Veggie Gift Box – $59.00

Fresh, flavorful farm-to-table ingredients, the HelloFresh Veggie Gift Box lets you write a personal season’s greetings on a card and include it in the delivery. You get everything you need for three meals for two people, complete with the chef-curated recipes. Taste for yourself.



The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend – Hardcover $20, Kindle $17

Make every day as tasty as it can be. Our dear friend Daphne Oz, cohost of ABC’s The Chew, has put together an irresistible collection of recipes that invite you to savor life fully, seven days a week. These delicious meals are as easy to make as they are to enjoy. One taste and you’ll be a happy cook, too!



De Gustibus Cooking School Gift Certificates – $100 and up

If you or your friends live near New York City, or will be travelling there for the holidays, consider a hands-on class at De Gustibus Cooking School. It’s more than a cooking institute; it’s a culinary theater. Located in Macy’s just off Herald Square in midtown, De Gustibus is legendary for providing the highest quality experience in all things culinary. Get your chef on!



The Vegetarian Flavor Bible – Hardcover $27, Kindle $13

We love this book. Think of it as your personal guide to culinary creativity based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs. It’s an ideal reference for how to cook and eat today – flavorful, nutritious plant-based dishes.



Veestro Gift Card – $25, $50 and up

If you’ve never heard of Veestro, you don’t know what you’re missing. They create incredibly delicious meals that happen to be made from organic plants – fresh-frozen and delivered to your door. Check out their irresistible selection of chef crafted dishes.



Harry & David Pears and Apples Gift – $29.99

Succulent Royal Verano Pears and sweet, crisp best-of-season apples. There’s a reason Harry & David remain at the top of the orchard tree.



Edible Arrangements Season’s Greeting Daisy – Small $45, Large, $55

A delectable variety of ripe, juicy strawberries, grapes, cantaloupe and honeydew wedges mixed with pineapple shapes dipped in semisweet chocolate. Celebrate the holidays with this yummy bouquet. Dig in.



Oh Nuts 6-Section Assorted Nut Platter, 1 lb Tray – $24.95

Your friends will go nuts for this lip-smacking selection. Snack on all your favorites: cashews, pistachios, almonds, walnuts and more. Help yourself.