The Ultimate Paleo Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again! Time to show your family you love them by buying them lots of gifts! To be honest, I may be a little jaded when it comes to the hedonistic excess that the holidays can bring. It feels a bit crazy to run around stressing about what to get someone who has everything they could need or want, while at the same time knowing that I also have plenty and have little need for anything more from the people I love who are probably stressing about gifts for me.

With this in mind, we have created a guide with gifts that are items we actually love, Paleo gift ideas that we (and hopefully you or you loved ones) will actually use. We love the idea of finding the perfect gift. This is made even better when those gifts are useful, edible (plus healthy and delicious) or thoughtful.

For The Kitchen

Zwilling Knife Block Set

Chef Pete will tell you that his knives are his most prized and favored kitchen tools and a good set makes all the difference. The Zwilling Knife Bock set will give you all the options you need to chop like a pro.

Le Creuset Cast Iron Skillet

Next to a good set of knives, the Le Creuset Cast Iron Skillet is a kitchen must-have. These are perfect for the newbie cook and the experienced home chef alike. It will be a prized possession and, when taken care of will last a lifetime.  I can’t recommend owning one enough, even if it means you get it for yourself.

Instant Pot

If someone in your life does not have an Instant Pot yet, you do not need this list, you just need to get them one. This appliance is a game-changer in the kitchen, combining 7 appliances in 1 including a pressure cooker and slow cooker. It allows you to prepare dishes up to 70% faster to support your busy lifestyle.

Cold Brew Coffee Maker and Tea Infuser

Cold Brew Coffee provides a less acidic product and richer taste. Take your brewing & hosting skills to the next level and make cold brew coffee and cold brewed or hot tea which can be stored and mixed with an endless variety of beverages to create your own perfect, personal cup of joy

Vegetable Spiralizer

This easy-to-use vegetable spiralizer would be great for anyone who loves to cook, loves vegetables or is simply working on adding more variety or preparation methods into their vegetable intake. As an added bonus they will be saving a ton of money buying the pre-spiralized vegetables at the grocery store.

Slate Charcuterie Board

With charcuterie boards the newest trend in entertaining, this slate finished serving tray is an awesome gift idea for pretty much anyone, for any type of gift even beyond the holidays.  The slaste finish and rough sides add lively details to this great budget friendly gift that looks classy and more expensive than it is.

Glass Straws

Re-useable glass straws make eco friendly gift or stocking stuffer ideas These ones are slightly wider than normal plastic straws, making them great for smoothies or blended coffee drinks (from your cold-brew coffee maker). They come in a set of 8, and includes two cleaners. The straws are available in wide and extra wide widths for those who really enjoy their blended drinks.


Give the Gift of Love (and by that we mean food)

What says love more than bacon? Sending someone some of Pete’s Paleo’s mouth-watering bacon is a sure-fire winner!  Once you try Pete’s bacon, the commercial bacon sold in the grocery stores that you once couldn’t imagine Sunday morning without, will be a distant memory. Pete’s Paleo bacon is the meatiest, most supple, melt-in-your-mouth bacon, so good it’s a game-changer.

Bone broth is not only good for you; it has become a trendy drink to sip on. It can, however, be time consuming to make and sourcing the very best ingredients can be a challenge. Pete’s Paleo Bone broth is made with only the best grass-fed beef bones and organic vegetables and filtered water, seasoned just right and packed full of flavor, minerals and gelatin. Shipped frozen right to the recipient’s door, it is good for 10 days in the fridge or up to 6 months in the freezer!

Shopping for someone else, but not sure exactly what their preferences are? Give the gift of a Pete’s Paleo Gift Card to their favorites.  

Kasandrinos Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Simply put, Kasandrinos is one of the best extra virgin olive oils you could get your hands on. Their olives are picked from a single (organically tended) grove in a small Greek town, pressed within hours of picking, bottled and delivered right to your door. The flavor speaks for itself and the benefits of true extra virgin olive oil are well known.

The brand has evolved and is offering small edibles and body products (olive oil soaps and lip balms) created with the same high quality olives used for their delicious oil. Gift choices abound for the foodie and non-foodie alike!

Paleo By Maileo

The folks at Paleo By Maileo are on a serious mission to provide you with products that will to help you stick to your Paleo lifestyle,  eat better, lose weight (hopefully), and stay away from autoimmune/digestive triggers. They have created a few gift boxes specifically with the holidays in. mind…

The Paleo Starter Set is perfect for someone new to the Paleo lifestyle, or not quite sure where to start. They have have put together some favorite essentials to help get someone going. The set includes salad dressing, ghee, jerky, coffee creamer, seasoning and collagen peptides.  

Or how about the Chocolate Lover’s Box for a great Paleo-friendly chocolate fix including chocolate bars, cups, spreads and cookies. All items are100% Paleo, gluten free and dairy free and delivered right to the recipient! 

Dry Farm Wines

Research consistently shows that moderate wine consumption (one to two glasses a day) has huge health benefits. Wine is also a beloved, delicious and fun way to bring people together and bond at a deep level.

Most commercial wines are NOT Paleo. It turns out all the unwanted side effects from wine - headaches, hangovers, gastrointestinal discomfort, poor sleep – are not caused by the wine itself but by the processing and additives used in modern winemaking.

Fortunately, there’s a healthier way. If you drink natural wines (made the primal way), they’re a much healthier, cleaner product, and a healthy part of the Paleo lifestyle.

Dry Farm Wines curates primal, sugar-free, low alcohol, low sulfite wines so you get these benefits without the downsides. They make a great gift for yourself or your loved ones. You can choose your favorites and sign yourself or a friend up for monthly subscriptions.

Primal Kitchen Starter Kit

Any Paleo real food lover would love to receive these healthy, delicious condiments and dressings all packaged neatly together in the Primal Kitchen Starter Kit. Whether they have never tried them or are already a fan, they will be excited with these Paleo approved condiments made with no sugar, gluten, dairy, soy, canola, soybean or industrialized seeds, artificial preservatives, fillers and trans fats. They use only cage-free organic eggs and vinegar from non-GMO beets. The kit contains mayonnaise, chipotle lime mayonnaise, Greek vinaigrette & marinade, ranch dressing and extra virgin avocado oil.

Meat Boxes

At Pete’s Paleo we strongly advocate for well-sourced, humanely raised animal proteins. Butcher Box delivers 100% grass-fed and grass finished beef, free range organic chicken and heritage breed pork directly to your door. Their goal is to make clean meat accessible to as many people as possible. By partnering with a collective of small farms, they are able to deliver you the best products. You can choose your options and your delivery schedule, whether gifting yourself or someone you hope invites you to dinner!  

Paleo Treats

Sadly, most desert and treat recipes claiming to be Paleo, really are not and often, those amazing looking pictures are the furthest thing from what your creation ends up looking like when you are done.

Paleo Treats have been making foodie-approved Paleo desserts since 2009. They are serious about flavor, texture, ingredients and Paleo. They ship around the world and are experts at both making and getting a great dessert to your door.


Audible Membership

This is a great gift for someone you know loves reading but is also busy.  Audible allows you to listen to your choice of books whilst doing any of your daily activities and without paying for each individually. If you have a reader in the family, have no idea what book to get them that they might like or have not read already, this is the gift.

Paleo By Season – Chef Peter Servold

Paleo By Season presents a chef’s approach to healthy Paleo cuisine by teaching home cooks the essential techniques for cooking any food, so they can focus not on recipes but on using the best fresh, local ingredients. With dozens of techniques, over 100 Paleo recipes, and a showcase of small farmers and ranchers across the country who are providing sustainably raised meats and organically grown fruits and vegetables, Paleo By Season offers home cooks the tools they need to think like a chef. The book focuses on delicious recipes along with the essential kitchen skills from roasting poultry to keeping your knife sharp to sautéing vegetables. Recipes and methods are all clearly explained and broken down into easy-to-follow steps.

Paleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot – Jennifer Robbins

Whether you’re new to the Instant Pot® or a seasoned pro, Paleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot® will show you everything this cooker is capable of and help you prepare healthy, delicious meals in no time.

Ready or Not – Michelle Tam

Whether you're a fastidious planner or a last-minute improviser, you'll find plenty of deliciously nourishing options, from make-ahead feasts to lightning-fast leftover makeovers. Along with colorfully written and gorgeously photographed step-by-step recipes presented in a cheeky cartoon format, Ready or Not features kitchen hacks, Paleo ingredient guides, meal plans, shopping lists and more!

Paleo Principles – Dr. Sarah Ballantyne

Possibly the most comprehensive resource to date for those seeking a scientifically founded nutritional approach to optimal health. Paleo Principles provides a complete foundation for understanding the principles of the Paleo template in order to inform and empower people’s day-to-day choices. Combined with an unprecedented collection of practical strategies, tips, and visual guides, plus more than 200 delicious recipes and twenty meal plans for a variety of health goals, this book is a one-stop-shop for nutrition nerds, health nuts, and gourmands alike.

Keto Quickstart – Diane Sanfillipo (available for pre-order)

Keto Quickstart makes keto doable for everyone, whether you’re completely new to very low carb eating or you’ve tried it before and want to find a better way to make it work for you. Keeping the focus on real foods that nourish your body, she walks you through a gentle transition to keto and helps you figure out how to make it sustainable for the long term. The Book targets everyday real-world concerns such as what to expect in the first few weeks and how to know if you are on the right track, how to determine if you need more carbohydrates and how to incorporate them in a healthy way, how to customize keto for your personal goals (especially weight loss), and things to be aware of if you’re concerned about a particular health issue.

Be sure to keep your proof of purchase and head to to get your pre-order bonus too!!

Dare To Lead – Brene Brown

Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. In Dare To Lead, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to address the questions of how to cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how to embed the value of courage in your culture.

Last, but definitely not least, the most appreciated gift of all


Sometimes experiences and time together is the most thoughtful, meaningful and appreciated thing you can give. After all, your time is your most valuable currency, and what a gift it is to have time to give. Not only is it good for reducing the accumulation of stuff that happens over the years of holiday giving, but memories and connection are good for your relationships, and simply great for the soul.

Some of our favorite ideas on how to gift an experience:

  • Cook them dinner/cook a meal with them (or order your Pete’s Paleo meals and enjoy together)
  • For a family, gift the family a game or movie night with a gift basket of family games with small prizes for the winners, or family friendly movies with snacks (Paleo By Maileo has many to choose from)
  • Get them tickets to a local musician or a comedy show, both of which are often affordable and a fun way to do/see something new
  • For someone who has a child away from home, gift them a gas gift card for the drive, a music gift card to download their favorites for the trip and look up a restaurant or activity in the city their child is in to get a gift card
  • Take them away for a day for a hike in a scenic area or a picnic or book a weekend trip to take with them
  • Take a class together put on by community centers/studios/florists for a night making pottery, learning how to create holiday wreaths or pots, fermenting, mosaics, beer brewing (highly recommend for a boyfriend, husband or brother!), cooking class
  • Tickets to a sports game, play, wine tasting
  • Plan a staycation and choose an AirBnB that’s a fancy house, a crazy cool house (like a tree house!) or maybe just one with a hot tub to give you a fun night in your own city you would not normally have
  • Buy them a class or a month to their favorite workout studio

That’s a wrap! No pun intended. It is now up to you to disconnect a little from technology, connect a little with those who matter and begin to enjoy this season with those you hold dear.

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