You know you've hit adulthood when you've started sending out gift baskets on special occasions — whether your cousin just moved into a new house, or if you simply want to brighten a friends' day, there are so many unique vegan gift baskets out there that literally everyone can enjoy.
Vegancuts' Snack Favorites Oversized Box
Vegancuts' Oversized Snack Box ($45) comes with classy vegan treats that are perfect for a friend preparing a hospital bag prior to their due date, or embarking on a honeymoon. The box features at least 17 snacks, which includes desserts, drinks, meals, and more. One box can literally fill a pantry to the brim with delicious goodies of the like.
Vegancuts donates a portion of each sale to a different animal sanctuary every month.
Spoonful of Comfort's Vegan Gourmet Meal
Spoonful of Comfort's Vegan Gourmet Meal ($104.99) comes with mouth-watering heat-and-eat meals that are both plant-based and gluten-free. You can expect to receive six servings of soup, six dinner rolls, six cookies, a ladle, a personalized notecard, and adorable reversible and reusable packaging. You can also add in extra gift items like tea, socks, blankets, robes, and books — it all depends on how much you want to spoil your giftee.
Manhattan Frutier's Strictly Vegan Surprise
Manhattan Frutier's Strictly Vegan Surprise ($82) comes with four pieces of exotic and seasonal fresh fruit, Manhattan Fruitier's Vegan Choc-a-Block Cookies, and Emmy's Organic Chocolate Coconut Cookies and Vanilla Coconut Cookies. Everything is completely vegan, organic, and it all has a super classy feel — so you can make the receiver feel like they're truly living the high life.
Edible Arrangements' Simply Edible Bouquet (starting at $39.99) makes for a totally classic surprise, whether the person you're gifting is vegan or if they simply love a good old-fashioned fruit arrangement. It comes with cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple, and strawberries, which come in all different shapes, and — as you would probably imagine — are arranged like a bundle of flowers. It's a truly romantic gesture, in our books, if you're looking to tell someone they're "the one."
Insomnia Cookies' Vegan 12 Cookie Box
Insomnia Cookies' Vegan 12 Cookie Box ($30) lets you mix and match 12 of the cookie company's vegan cookies, which include: Vegan Chocolate Chunk, Vegan Double Chocolate Chunk, and Vegan Birthday Cake, as well as any limited-time special flavors. If the person you're gifting has a sweet tooth, this really is the ultimate present. Just make sure their fridge is stocked with non-dairy milk when you send it, because that's definitely key for the ultimate cookie-eating experience.
Thrive Market's Vegan Starter Shopping List
Perfect as a housewarming gift, Thrive Market's Vegan Starter Shopping List ($92.77; on sale for 68.37 at time of publication) equips your receiver with delicious, relatively healthy plant-based kitchen staples like coconut oil, tortilla chips, pinto beans, plant-based jerky, cheesy cashew dip, and more.
Goldbelly's Noci Vegan Cheese & Charcuterie Board
Make sure you're sending Goldbelly's Noci Vegan Cheese & Charcuterie Board ($154.95) to someone who you're spending forever with, because this is another seriously romantic treat. CheeseBoarder founders Aaron & Julie Menitoff compiled a "dreamy and creamy vegan cheese & charcuterie board" that's equipped with small-batch vegan Port Cheddar, Herb De Provence, Living Plantfully Bacun, Thai Crystallized Ginger, and more.
The products are that's sourced from cheesemongers and charcutiers from around the world. As of June 2023, the board is temporarily not for sale, and will "be available soon."
Harry & David's Vegan Charcuterie Collection
When most people think "gift basket," they think Harry & David — and incredibly, the brand actually offers several vegan gift baskets. There's the Vegan Charcuterie Collection ($74.99), which comes with vegan salami, smoky soppressata, sweet Toscana, and spicy chorizo.
Harry & David also offers several dried fruit and nut trays that are of course vegan, including the Dried Fruit Tray ($44.99), Deluxe Mixed Nuts Gift Tin ($69.99), and the Entertainer’s Dried Fruit and Nut Tray ($89.99).
This article, originally published on Nov. 8, 2021, has been updated.