Holiday Gift Guide 2012

December 10, 2012

Eco News Network offers holiday ideas with their 2012 holiday gift guideIt’s that time of year . . . for us to help you find that perfect eco-friendly gift! It’s no secret that it takes time and planning to find family and friends something special for the holidays, so we’re here to lend a helping hand. We’ve hunted high and low for the ideal green holiday gifts. Throughout December, we’ll share our favorite eco-friendly finds to transform your holiday into an even more joyous occasion, all while being green!

Today is for the bookworm and food lover!

What’s a better present than the gift of words and food? For those family and friends who love to cook, select one of these eco-friendly and healthy cookbooks to wrap and put underneath the tree!

1. “Thrive Foods” by Brendan Brazier

Brendan Brazier's Thrive Foods provides 200 plant-based recipes and is great for the holidaysIn addition to his athletic abilities, former professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier is also known and highly respected for his vegan nutritional tips. One way to achieve Brazier’s healthy lifestyle is through his “Thrive Foods” 2011 recipe book, which provides 200 plant-based recipes and information about these nutrient-dense foods. It’s available at Amazon for $12.60 in paperback and $9.99 for the Kindle.

2. “Superfood Kitchen” by Julie Morris

Julie Morris's Superfood Kitchen makes a great gift for the holidaysOriginally titled “Superfood Cuisine,” all-natural healthy foods chef Julie Morris recently rereleased her healthy cookbook with the new title “Superfood Kitchen.” This version offers recipes for dishes containing plant-based, nutrient-dense and whole foods. Each recipe offers delicacies full of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, minerals and vitamins. To purchase, visit Amazon where it only costs $12.99 in hardback.

3. “The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen” by Carolyn Scott-Hamilton

Carolyn Scott-Hamilton's The Healthy Voyager cookbooks is great gift for the holidaysIf you’ve ever wanted to travel around the world to taste delicacies from different countries, then Carolyn Scott-Hamilton’s “The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen” is the book for you. She provides over 150 plant-based recipes from Japan, Germany, Spain, Russia, the United States and many others that are veganized for your enjoyment. It’s available at Amazon in paperback for $12.96 and for the Kindle at $9.99.

These books surely bring a yummy and healthy way to enjoy the holidays!

-Allyson Koerner

Photo Credit: Flickr/Shimelle Laine, Brendan Brazier, Julie Morris, The Healthy Voyager
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