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This Is the Gift to Give Everyone On Your List

December 10, 2018

Shop in your pajamas, spend as much (or as little) as you want, and get the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Sound too good to be true? One word: Subscription. Whether your mom/brother/boyfriend/boss is into coffee, vegan snacks, grass-fed meat or anything else, there’s a subscription that’s perfect for them. Guaranteed to be enjoyed. Here are some of our favorites.

Driftaway Coffee

Coffee devotees will love this subscription because it helps them explore different brews that fit their personal tastes. First your recipient gets a tasting kit with 4 profiles. They rate each one on the website or app, then they coffees that follow match their taste. And they can keep track of the ones they liked the most as they go. Choose 7, 11 or 16 oz. of coffee, every two weeks or once a month, for 3 months, 6 months or a year (the most popular plan, 11 oz. once a month for 6 months, is $98).

Love With Food by SnackNation

Love With Food by SnackNation

This one is perfect for the socially conscious healthy-snack lover on your list. Each box is filled with all-natural, often organic snacks (there’s a gluten free option, too), made with real-food ingredients and no chemicals. For every box purchased, Love With Food by SnackNation donates one to a family in need via a partnership with Feeding America. Get a Tasting box with 7+ snacks, Deluxe with 15+, or Gluten Free with 10+ snack, prices range from $8 to $24 per box, with free shipping.


We love food, of course—but a healthy lifestyle also includes beauty, home and other lifestyle products (think candles, jewelry, facial masks, everything your recipient could want for self-care). Kloverbox includes all of the above, all organic, cruelty free, and eco-friendly. Choose monthly ($25), 3-month ($23.75 per box) or 6-month ($22.50 per box), all with free shipping—and even the packing materials are eco-friendly.


VeganCuts Snack Box

Ten+ yummy plant-based snacks every month, a mix of sample and full size, a variety of healthy and indulgent—check, check and check. About 80% of the snacks are gluten-free, and many are organic or non-GMO, too. Get a monthly subscription ($22.95 each), a 6-month subscription ($20 per box) or a year ($18.50 per box).

The Keto Box

Yes, there is a subscription for your favorite fat-obsessed friends. Each $40 box has between 8 and 11 low-carb, high fat goodies, including snacks, drinks, treats and ingredients. The box includes coupons, too, so they can get more of their favorites at a discount.

Little Sous

Little Sous

If you have a budding Top Chef Junior contestant on your list, this box will bring the smiles. Each box contains a kid-friendly kitchen tool or special (non-perishable) ingredient, a step-by-step cooking lesson and recipe cards to keep. Stickers, a colorable poster and hands-on activities that teach the science of food in a fun way round out the box. Get one month ($25), a three-month set ($75) or splurge out for a year $300, and includes a free gift worth $50).

Simply AIP

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise, so it’s likely there’s someone on your list who’s dealing with one of these ailments (including lupus, Crohn’s disease, endometriosis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and others). The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), a dietary approach designed to help heal the immune system and calm inflammation, can bring relief but also can be a challenge to follow. This $39 box is a super-thoughtful gift for anyone on the AIP, because it takes the hassle away. Your recipient gets 6 to 8 taste-tested, carefully selected AIP-compliant items including snacks, treats, pantry staples and more, plus access to an online community to offer support and share information.

ButcherBox BBQ


It’s not always easy to find 100% grass-fed beef, heritage breed pork and free-range organic chicken when you want it. For your meat-loving loved one, choose one of the 4 curated boxes, or make a custom one. You can choose the amount (between 8 and 14 lbs., starting at $129 per box), and it comes in an insulated box, with everything vacuum sealed. All the packaging is eco-friendly, the meat is humanely raised without antibiotics or hormones, and each box includes recipes to make the most of your cuts. Hopefully your recipient will invite you over to enjoy some of your gift.

Bombay & Cedar

We all need self-care, but so many of us just won’t do it for ourselves. If you know someone like that, gift them this fabulous subscription. With vegan, cruelty-free aromatherapy, beauty, skincare, snacks, books and other goodies in each box, she’ll look forward to it and think of you every month. The mini box ($28.45) has 5 to 7 products, and the premium, with 8 to 10 products, is $46.

Paleo by Maileo

Paleo by Maileo

There are so many paleo products on the market these days—wading through them and choosing can be tough. That’s why this box is so great for the caveman (or woman) on your list. Each box contains 5 to 8 curated items including snacks, treats, ingredients and even the occasional self-care product. Get one month ($39), three months ($114) or six months ($222), all with free shipping.

Spice of the Month

For the cook in your life who loves experimenting with different flavors, or the young person just getting started on their own, here’s a super-thoughtful gift. Each quarterly box (choose 6 months for $50 or a year for $98.30) includes 3 Primal Palate organic spice blends, and 3 recipe cards for each blend, plus a 2019 calendar. With flavors like Taco Seasoning, Super Gyro, Gingersnap, and Adobo, this gift will really bring the flavor.

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