gifts for vegans
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This holiday season, are you looking for gifts to give a vegan friend who follows a cruelty-free lifestyle? Or perhaps you are one yourself, and are looking for gifts that support and represent your way of life?

Searching for gifts that are 100 percent free of animal derivatives may be a bit of a challenge and requires some intentional shopping. Thankfully, you’ve come to the right place.

Below is our gift guide worth considering if you’re looking for a great gift for vegetarians or vegans.

For the Vegan Domestic Diva

To some, going vegan is matter of dietary preference; to others, it’s a lifestyle choice. Whichever side of the fence they may sit on, your favorite vegan will surely be happy to receive these gifts for their home:

Mugs with funny messages like Vegan AF or Friends not Food,” which are perfect for starting conversations at the dinner table or at the office kitchen.

Plastic-free kitchen items like a bamboo cutting board, or compostable dish scrubbers.

Food-themed vegan gift baskets filled with a healthy vegan snack pack (which is already a gift basket on its own) and one or two vegan cookbooks (like the Oh She Glows Vegan Cookbook by Angela Liddon or Jean-Philippe Cyr’s The Buddhist Chef cookbook).

A gardening starter pack filled with all they need to grow their own food garden:

A garden kit (herb garden kit, funky veg kit, hot chili and sweet pepper kit, or a psychedelic salad kit).

Composting tumbler (along with a Composting Basics Book).

For the On-the-Go Eco-warrior

The best gifts for vegans are those that respect their plant-based diet and their love for the environment.

Do you have a vegan colleague? Make lunchtime more eco-friendly for them with a sustainable bento box, a set of bamboo reusable cutlery, and a reusable drink container (like the Hydro Flask travel coffee flask).

Most vegans are also big on zero-waste and plastic-free shopping. Give them something they’ll find useful when they go on their plant-based grocery run: reusable grocery bags, mesh produce bags, beeswax wraps, and Pyrex glass containers in various sizes.

For the Earth-conscious Fashionista

Is your intended recipient vegan and proud? Let them wear their advocacies with vegan-themed statement tees (like Herbivore or Vegan T-shirts) and tanktops, which also double as conversation starters.

Make the medium the message with animal-friendly synthetic leather or canvas wallets and purses, vegan-friendly shoes like (TOMS sneakers and loafers)  

We’ve rounded up the best gifts for vegans in the list below. It’s by no means definitive. If you are looking for great vegan gift ideas that are handmade, try Etsy as well.

If you’ve got other great vegan gift ideas to suggest, we’re all ears!

56Friends Not Food Mug

Specially designed premium ceramic coffee tea cup gift mug for anyone who wants a funny mug on their dining.

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55Strengthening My Core Mug

Show off your love of avocados and working out with this gym lover’s, veggie humor, vegan inspired, yoga coffee mug!

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54Eco-Safe Lunchbox

Finding vegan friendly food from restaurants is a challenge. Your vegan friend will likely be preparing their own meals to take on the go. Get them this cute 2 tier stainless steel lunchbox to pack their meals!

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53Vegan AF Mug

High quality Vegan AF mug makes the perfect vegan gift.

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52Herbivore T-Shirt

Dinosaur herbivore print is printed in black ink on a soft heathered gray unisex T-shirt.

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51Vegan T-Shirt Spelled

This Stranger Things womens black T-shirt is made with finest quality of cotton. Best referred to those who are seeking for superior quality as well as performance.

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50Powered By Plants T-Shirt

Powered by plants print in black on a heather military green T-shirt. Soft feel and standard Men’s sizing.

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49Herbivore T-Shirt

Herbivore Shirt – The T-shirt is dual-blend exceptionally soft tee It is a blend of 52% cotton & 48% polyester with a more modern, unisex fit.

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48Vegan Recipes In 30 Minutes Cookbook

Vegan Recipes in 30 Minutes is the cookbook for busy vegans. Filled with healthy, whole vegan food recipes that take 30 minutes or less from start to finish, this vegan cookbook makes it easy to prepare fresh and savory foods for every meal―no matter how little time you have.

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47Healthy Vegan Snack Pack

This vegan snack variety gift box includes 24 delicious individually packaged vegan treats as a sample platter for your curious vegan friends.

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46Modern Vegan Baking Cookbook

125 Vegan Baking Recipes for making both savory and sweet treats, including must-have classics and innovative creations like vegan chocolate cake.

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45Vegan Meal Prep Cookbook

Meal prep 101 that explains the benefits of vegan meal prep, along with basic techniques, go-to ingredients, and storage tips

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44Oh She Glows Vegan Cookbook

This is Angela’s long-awaited debut cookbook, with a trasure trove of more than 100 moutherwatering, wholesome recipes — from revamped classics that even meat-eaters will love, to fresh and inventive dishes — all packed with flavor.

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43Plants Get Me Socks

Combed Cotton ,One Pair of Womens Ankle Socks with Saying.

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42Vegan Lip Balm

The smart combination of Candelilla Wax, Fair Trade Certified Organic Cocoa Butter and Organic Coconut Oil creates the perfect lip care solution for moisturizing and protecting dry, cracked and chapped lips.

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41Reuseable Mesh Produce Bags

Our premium mesh bags come with tare weights on the most vibrant pastel-colored tags, and can safely hold up to 11 pounds.

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40This Cheese Is Nuts Cookbook

The essential primer and guide to preparing delicious, totally vegan, nut-based cheeses, from the coauthor of The Plantpower Way.

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39The College Vegan Cookbook

Cooking space, prep time, ingredient stocking, cost… it can be hard being a vegan in college. The College Vegan Cookbook makes it easy for you to ace your diet―even in the dorms―with simple, healthy, and fresh vegan dishes.

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38Powered By Plants Tanktop

Powered by plants print in black on a military green racerback tank top.

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37Bamboo Reuseable Cutlery

All natural eco-friendly biodegradable bamboo cutlery set includes fork, spoon, knife, straw, chopsticks.

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36The First Mess Cookbook

The blogger behind the Saveur award-winning blog The First Mess shares her eagerly anticipated debut cookbook, featuring more than 125 beautifully prepared seasonal whole-food recipes.

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35Bamboo Cutting Board

Your antimicrobial cutting board is safe with antibacterial properties. Your non-slip meat cutting board with juice groove for catching liquids, is BPA free and made without formaldehyde.

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34Vegan 100 Cookbook

Vegan 100 is bold, vibrant and gorgeous. The emphasis in Gaz’s 100 tempting vegan recipes is first and foremost on FLAVOR. One of the best vegan gifts for a vegan who loves to cook.

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33Slim Hershel Rfid Wallet

Featuring a timeless design, the Charlie wallet is a compact and convenient card holder.

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32Vegan Stoner Cookbook

A collection of vegan recipes so simple to make that even a stoner could prepare them, this highly illustrated cookbook from the creators of The Vegan Stoner food blog proves that going vegan can be fun, cheap, and easy.

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31Sustainable Bento Box

Pack four individual foods and a sauce in a single container. Center leakproof compartment seals in sauce or dressing.

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30Stainless Steel Bento Box

This product is designed as an eco-friendly alternative to Plastic Bento lunch boxes. The materials used include high quality food grade 202 Stainless Steel that is PVC Free, Phthalate Free, Leaching Free, and Lower Carbon Footprint than Plastic.

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29Award Winning Silicon Bento Box

DELUXE LEAK PROOF lunchboxes for easy on-the-go food you will love. Large enough for teens, men and women.

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28Bamboo Toothbrushes

Experience the benefits of using a Brush that is infused with Charcoal within the bristles to absorb plaque as you clean your teeth. A natural solution to a brighter smile!

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27Cork Wallet

Look elegant and stylish whilst protecting yourself from Credit/Debit Card Fraud, Identity Theft and Electronic Pickpockets.

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26Bees Wrap Variety Pack

Wrap up cheese, fruit, vegetables, baked goods and bread. Cover a bowl or pack a snack for your next adventure.

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25Simple Ecology Farmers Market Bags

A perfect gift or starter set for Eco-friendliness! These bags cover everything needed for trips to the market and store. The XL Tote is great for large items and holding produce bags. The String Bag is perfect for larger produce, artisan breads, and other goods.

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24True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure

True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure

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23The Buddhist Chef: 100 Simple, Feel Good Vegan Recipes

The Buddhist Chef is a collection of Jean-Philippe’s best vegan recipes that will become a mainstay in vegan and non-vegan kitchens alike. The recipes are perfect for long-time vegans, those trying out a vegan diet for the first time, or those simply trying to eat more plant-based foods.

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22Natural Dish Scrubber Compostable

These bio-degradeable kitchen scrubbies are loufa vegatable, plant-based fibers come with brown paper packaging make them eco-friendly, breathable, sustainable, recyclable replace all kinds of household scrub made from plastic.

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21Composting Tumbler

The MAZE Two stage Compost Tumbler is designed to generate the most amount of compost over time. Constructed from a zinc coated metal frame to prevent rust and a body constructed from high impact UV protected plastic.

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20Composting Basics Book

You don’t need a science degree or a shed full of sophisticated equipment to make quality compost. What you need to get started is the know-how provided in this basic how-to book along a little elbow grease and the pile of organic materials you regularly throw away.

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19Mason Jar Herb Garden

What better way to show you are thinking of someone than with a beautiful handmade and thoughtful diy Mason Jar Herb Garden! This herb garden kit includes 3 colorful mason jars, a package of sage, basil, and rosemary seeds, and 6 soil pods.

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18Funky Veg Kit

This is a fun diy vegetable starter kit to grow unique veggies promoting veganism through gardening.

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17Psychedelic Salad Kit

PERFECT TO ADD COLOUR TO YOUR SALADS, this seed kit makes a GREAT GROWING EXPERIENCE for young and old, beginners or old green fingers!

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16Herb Garden Kit

Ideal for growing on a window sill if you are short on space, or a patio, porch, veranda or garden. Get growing today and harvest your leaves as required.

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15Hot Chilli And Sweet Pepper Kit

Both red and green peppers are high in VITAMIN C, with red fruits very high in VITAMIN A too. Hot Chilli seed varieties include CHILLI.

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14Gourmet Flower Kit

This grow flower kit from Plant Theatre is perfect for personal use or presenting as an original gift to a loved-one.

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13Hydro Flask Travel Coffee Flask

Hydro Flask’s insulated water bottles are made of high quality food grade 18/8 stainless steel. The bottles have no liner and are BPA free.

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12Make Your Own Sparkling Water: Sodastream

Simply choose how many bubbles you’d like and add some fun to your fizz with our better-for-you flavors. Not only will your taste buds thank you for the bubs, but you’ll also be doing your part to reduce single-use plastic bottles.

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11Eco-Friendly Food Preserving Bees Wrap

Wrap cheese, half a lemon, a crusty loaf of bread, fruits and vegetables. Cover a bowl, or pack a snack for your next adventure.

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10Pyrex Glass Containers

BAYCO glass containers are made from high quality borosilicate glass, which can be used for storage, cooking and microwaving. All glass containers are FDA approved and BPA-Free.

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9Heavy Duty Reuseable Grocery Shopping Bags

Perfect for SCAN, BAG and GO shopping! Stands open in your cart and at the checkout. Fast, easy loading and unloading.

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8Hershel Bifold Synthetic Leather Wallet

The highly utilitarian bi-fold hank wallet features multiple storage options and a mesh identification window.

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7Pig Zippered Wallet

4 interior card slots, 1 interior clear ID slot. 1 interior zippered coin pocket.

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6Toms Men’s Carlo Shoes

The TOMS® Carlo sneaker offers a relaxed style with a retro silhouette that makes it the ideal casual choice for all-day wear. Part of the Topanga Collection. Heritage canvas upper. Traditional lace-up closure. Vegan-friendly construction.

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5Toms Redondo Loafer Shoes

Low profile espadrille with twin gore.

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4Toms Men’s Paseo Sneakers

Casual low-top sneaker.

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3Nylon Travel Tote

MID CAPACITY carryall utility tote bag for women, travel, family, beach, gym or other occasion. Also works well as a carryon weekender bag, home health nursing bag, teacher bag, pool swim bag, gym bag, etc.

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2Vegan Leather Kenneth Cole Reaction Harriet Satchel Handbag

Rich Saffiano Vegan Leather. Triple Entry Design, Zipper Closure for center section and 2 Snap Clip Sections.

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1Black Crossover Travel Purse

The zippered main compartment opens to reveal a roomy interior with two additional smaller pockets, including one that zips to keep your smaller things organized. A pocket on backfeatures a magnetic snap, making it the perfect place to securely stash your quick-access items.

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