Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Then check out the 2013 edition of the Gluten-Free Holiday Gift Guide for ideas for your gluten-free loved ones.
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For the Gluten-Free Kid
AllerMates Allergy & Health Awareness Products: Cute, fun and educational. AllerMates has everything from rubber bracelets to lunchboxes, stickers and more.
Free to Be…Gluten-Free!: Written by Heather Spergel, MS, this book takes kids on a journey to wellness in a fun and educational way.
Gluten-Free Play Dough: What kid doesn’t love play dough? There are a few gluten-free brands out there, like Soy-Yer Dough.
I Am… Cards: These cards are perfect for helping kids (and adults!) navigate the gluten-free dining experience. With explanations about gluten-free needs, kids can use these cards as a guide to safe dining.
For the Gluten-Free Techie
Smart Tools for the iPad: Williams-Sonoma has accessories like a speaker, screen shield and stand to help your iPad work wonders in the kitchen.
Speck HandyShell: Perfect for the techie that loves to cook. They’ll never lose their grip on their iPad or tablet when looking at a gluten-free recipe.
Electric Salt & Pepper Mills: What techie wouldn’t love an electronic spice grinder?
FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer: With a vacuum sealer, they can easily prepare gluten-free meals and freeze them to eat later when they’re short on time.
For the Gluten-Free Cook
Gluten-Free Labels: Help them keep track of gluten-free utensils, pots, pans and more with these cute dishwasher and oven safe labels and tags.
Kitchen Essentials Gift Baskets: Give a kitchen gift-pack complete with an apron, oven mitts, pot holders, spatulas, measuring cups and anything else that can make cooking easier and more fun.
For the Newly Diagnosed
Pots & Pans: Gluten can stick in those tough-to-clean spots, so it’s best to keep a separate set of cookware for gluten-free food. Spring for a new set, and make it a bright color to stand out.
Small Appliances: Toasters and blenders can pose a risk of cross-contamination. Give a fresh start with a new “gluten-free only” appliance.
Tools & Utensils: Complete the kitchen makeover with new spoons, spatulas, cutting boards and a colander so your friend or family member can be carefree while cooking gluten-free.
Gluten-Free Food Gift Basket: Help your loved one get started on the gluten-free diet with a gluten-free gift basket. You can do it yourself or let the professionals, like the folks at Taste Guru or Gluten Away, do the work for you.
Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide: The go-to guide when you want to know "Is there gluten in that?" Written by renowned dietitian Shelley Case, RD, this book contains an easy-to-browse index and a wealth of nutritious gluten-free recipes.
Allergic Living Magazine Subscription: This quarterly magazine includes feature articles, news updates, inspiring gluten-free recipes, and a column about gluten-free living by NFCA’s Alice Bast.
Gluten-Free Calendar 2014: Featuring leaders in the gluten-free community like the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars Winner Kyra Bussanich and NFCA's Founder Alice Bast, this calendar will make a great gift for the newly diagnosed and anyone practicing a gluten-free diet. Plus, portions of all proceeds benefit celiac disease organizations, including NFCA!
“Scent-Sational” Charity Candle: Your loved one will enjoy this “Hot Apple Pie” scented candle and they’ll appreciate that you’re supporting celiac disease awareness – $3 of each purchase is donated to NFCA!
For the Gluten-Free Student
Gift Card for a GREAT-trained Restaurant: Eating gluten-free on campus can be tough, so this will help students get a gluten-free meal at a restaurant trained by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.
Food storage containers: Great for leftovers, microwaving, and keeping gluten-free food separate from a roommate’s gluten-filled food.
Label Maker: Help them keep their gluten-free food and utensils separate from their roommate’s stash.
iPhone Apps: Take advantage of the “gift an app” option in iTunes and hook your student up with apps dedicated to finding gluten-free food, restaurants, and more. Just search “gluten-free” in the app store!
Stress Ball: Perfect for a stocking stuffer!
For the Gluten-Free Baker
Measuring Tools: Grab some new measuring cups for your gluten-free baker, and don’t forget the scale so they can more easily convert their favorite gluten-containing recipes to gluten-free.
Gluten-Free Baking Cookbooks: There are tons of these on the market and you can find the perfect option for your loved one online, even if they are new to gluten-free baking.
Assortment of Gluten-Free Flours: Make your own gift basket full of flours labeled gluten-free. They’ll be happy to have most of the ingredients at home and ready to go!