Top Foodie Stocking Stuffer Ideas
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Ever since I was a little kid, I have always looked forward to opening my Christmas morning stocking. It was always filled with such magical little treasures and trinkets. Santa did such a great job at tailoring each of my brothers and sisters and I’s sock with things we loved. Now even as an adult the big, jolly old elf now fills my sock with some fun treasures of coffee, honey, cakes, and little sweet treats.
I have to say Santa, and my husband know me well!
Since I am a self-proclaimed food lover, or foodie as some like to say, I thought it would be fun to share some hidden gems that made the cut for our Top Foodie Stocking Stuffer Ideas. Some of you may be well acquainted with some of these brands, and others might be brand new to you, regardless they would all fit perfectly under the tree, or in a gift bag for you or that someone special!
In no particular order, here are my top favorite Foodie Stocking Stuffers:
Nature Nate’s 100% Pure, Raw & Unfiltered Honey– I don’t know about you but honey is one of nature’s gems that can be used so many ways. This brand is especially awesome because their honey contains all the natural goodness, and enzymes since it it raw. Nature Nate’s is made from 100% American bees, helping to ensure the highest quality product. Each bottle of Nature Nate’s comes beautifully gift packaged in assorted holiday prints, and retails for $12 each. Available on their official site, or Amazon.com.
Ground 2 Table Spices & Fresh Herbs– When it comes to foodies, we all can agree that eating and cooking with fresh herbs and spices plays a huge roll in how vibrant our meals taste. By gifting fresh spice blends that are produced in small batches for meals, you truly give the gift of bursting flavor. Take the guess work out of measuring spices with these organic blends that are so fresh, and tasty! Currently, Ground 2 Table offers 12 organic spice blends & gourmet flavor kits. Buy small and try them all for just $19.99 on their site.
Colman’s Mustard– Mustard is a stocking you say? Well, I don’t know about you but I love a nice swizzle of fresh mustard on my turkey sandwiches, or hot dogs. This brand is no run of the mill mustard either! The prepared mustard comes in the cutest jar, or squeeze bottle, and the dry in a tin. Colman’s Mustard is available at Whole Foods, Safeway, Kroger and Amazon for $4.99-$6.99.
Bauli’s Mini Pandoro and Panettone Holiday Cakes– Not sure about you but a holiday is not a holiday without these little Italian cakes! Made in real ovens in Verona Italy! They are so fresh, so good, and would make a perfect stocking stuffer or even hostess gift this season. Enjoy them with some cold milk, or even leave one for Santa with some milk, or wine-haha! These mini-holiday cakes are priced at $1.99 each and can be purchased at retailers nationwide or on Amazon.
Gimbal’s Fine Candies– Ok, so no stocking is complete without some good old candy! However, might as well make is candy that also has some nutritional benefits. Gimbal’s Fine Candies are packed with antioxidants, Vitamin C, are gluten-free, and allergy friendly. They are currently available in 41 different flavors and retail for $1.29-$4.29. Purchase them online with free shipping for orders over $39 or on Amazon.
Egoiste Coffee– Want a piping hot cup of fresh coffee in 30 seconds? Well if you gift some of the Egoiste Instant Coffee, your gift recipient can do just that! This coffee is super special because it is a blend highland and lowland Kenyan Arabica beans. The taste is so rich, fresh, and perfect for those of you coffee enthusiasts! Retailing for $11.99, whole bean, ground, and instant products are available for gifting and enjoying available on their official site or Amazon.
Carrington Farms Organic Pure, Unrefined Coconut Oil Paks – I don’t know about you, but as a foodie, I love me some organic coconut oil! It is a staple in my cooking and even drinking! Have you ever heard of bullet proof coffee–look it up for a delicious drink! Each little package (perfect for a stocking) comes with 8 ready to use packets for on the go use! Carrington Farms products include Organic Flax Hemp packs, and Organic Chia Seeds, ranging in price from$8.49-$10.99. Available on Amazon.
Nielsen Massey Pure Peppermint Extract – The holidays wouldn’t be the holidays without peppermint flavored everything! From experience, there is no other brand that compares to pure vanilla or peppermint extract than Nielsen Massey. Any foodie who loves to bake would love to find a 2 ounce bottle of these extracts in their stocking! They are a holiday baking staple! They are available at specialty stores like Williams Sonoma, Sur La Table, and Amazon for $10.99-$19.99.
Top Secret Recipes Step By Step by Todd Wilbur – One of a foodies favorite pastimes is going out to eat at yummy places like The Cheesecake Factory®, Chili’s®, and even The Melting Pot®. Share the gift of recipe recreation from top eateries and restaurants when you gift this book. Written by America’s #1 food hacker, this book is a must under every tree! Learn how to recreate the famous Twinkie©, IKEA® Swedish Meatballs, and more! Retails for $22.00 and can be purchased on Amazon at a discounted price.
Green Black Red: Recipes for Cooking and Enjoying California Grapes by Susan Volland- Grapes are such a staple in my snacking and cooking life. I love all varieties, and especially enjoy pairing savory dishes with grapes. Loaded with recipes for kids, entertaining, drinks, and more; this book is a must for all foodies alike. With beautiful images, and easy to follow recipes, every foodie will appreciate this soft cover. Available on Amazon.
VEGA Coffee – Who doesn’t love a good cup of freshly roasted coffee? The folks at VEGA have their handy coffee subscription service down path! Perfect for every coffee loving foodie, their freshly roasted, high quality, single-origin Arabica, (grown between 1,200-1,800 meters above sea level in Nicaragua) coffee comes in three delicious roasts—Light, Medium, and Dark. I have to say that this is one of my favorites of the bunch because I love whole bean coffee! With VEGA you get Farmer Roasted Coffee that changes lives. Shipped directly to your door every 2 or 4 weeks. Just $15 a box. Free Priority Shipping in the U.S. included. Choose your roast, ground type, and how often you want your product shipped.
Which one of these Top Foodie Stocking Stuffer Ideas would the food enthusiast in your life enjoy?