10 Must-have organic gifts
More and more people are choosing to live an organic lifestyle, whether through the food they eat, the clothes they wear or the day-to-day products they use. Here are 10 must-have organic gifts anyone would love.
Are you or is someone you know part of the green movement? If it's important to you to use products that are free of chemicals and to eat foods raised in natural environments, these gifts might be right up your alley.
Soulfully Sweet gives you a healthier solution to cookie cravings — a perfect gift for a loved one who has a sweet tooth but wants to eat healthier. These delicious treats tout an organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, wheat-free reputation, and they come in many tasty flavors including Orange Cranberry Pistachio, Spice and Peanut Butter (Soulfully Sweet, $13 for 10 ounces).
Fun for kids, the Eco-Bonk is the first inflatable bop toy made from vinyl that breaks down naturally into the earth in a span of nine months to five years. The covers are made from 100 percent organic cotton. Kids will love this toy because it can be loved, bounced, hugged and tumbled upon. Plus, 1 percent of the company's sales proceeds go to Wildlife Alliance (Pueri Elemental, $60).
Perfect as a stocking stuffer, Nature's Path Organic Love Crunch Gingerbread is also a gift that gives back. As part of the company's Bite4Bite initiative, Nature's Path will donate (in cash and organic food) to a food bank the value of every bag sold (Nature's Path, $5).
This deluxe organic flannel bedding features a wintry snowflake print and will leave the recipient of your gift never wanting to get out of bed. Also available are organic cotton premium sateen bedding and organic cotton jersey-knit bedding (Gaiam, $60 and up).
Fair Trade products
Fair Trade USA offers a host of organic products that, when coupled together, would make a perfect gift basket for a friend. Try mixing and matching, as with Sun Ridge Farms Organic Chocolate Almonds and Ambassador Organics teas in a variety of flavors. There are also cocoa, coffee, fruits and other packaged foods from which to choose (Fair Trade USA, $7 and up).
Mom Made Foods
Founder Heather Stouffer is on a mission — to make kids' convenient food better tasting. Found in grocery stores nationwide and online, Mom Made Foods can be added to a gift basket or included with a gift card to create the perfect gift for a mom on the go who wants her children to eat more organic, healthy foods (Mom Made Foods, prices vary).
Little girls love to play with makeup, but many parents are wary of allowing their kids to play with cheap makeup that may have questionable ingredients. 3Girls Holistic launched an organic and wild-harvested product line designed for young girls. With options like Orange Pop Lip Gloss, girls will go wild over this new makeup line (3Girls Holistic, prices vary).
Cat Cora's Kitchen
For the entertainer, home cook or health-conscious foodie, Cat Cora's Kitchen has a number of products that are must-have gifts this season. One of the delicious options chef Cat Cora offers is a variety of organic olives. These make great stocking stuffers or additions to food gift baskets (Cat Cora's Kitchen, $6 and up).
Just Hatched Baby Arrival Kit
Have a family member or friend who recently welcomed a little bundle of joy into her life? The Mambino Just Hatched Baby Arrival Kit includes organic diaper balm, diaper-area wash, calming baby oil, mild baby wash and shampoo and an organic cotton towel (Elm Baby, $40).
Honey Sugar Body Scrub
A must-have for your loved one's body and mind this season, Om Aroma & Co.'s Organic Honey Sugar Scrub is a hydrating body polish that will leave you with radiant skin (Om Aroma & Co., $45).