2018 Holiday Gift Guide for the Foodie

If you’re wondering what to get the ultimate foodie in your life then this list is for you! Inspired by what’s in my kitchen + my personal kitchen wish list, I have provided inspiration for what to get for all the people in your life who love to get creative in the kitchen or are looking to up their culinary game in 2019.

Here is my round up of my favorite kitchen appliances, tools, and staples for the foodie or culinary adventurer in your life ::

  1. The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs by Karen Page :: not a recipe book but a how-to on creating flavor profiles of dishes from around the world

  2. Vitamix Professional-Grade Blender :: every foodie’s kitchen gadget dream

  3. Chef Knife :: the only knife you’ll ever need

  4. Lodge Cast Iron Skillet + Handle Holder :: a classic kitchen-staple

  5. Vegetable Spiralizer :: make noodles out of your favorite veggies

  6. Wooden Cutting Board :: for all your meal prepping + culinary adventures

  7. Rose Gold Measuring Cups + Spoons Set :: because baking is more fun with cute baking tools

  8. Nutribullet :: one kitchen item I couldn’t live without - I use multiple times per day

  9. Slow Cooker / Instapot :: for one pot meals + winter soups & stews

  10. Food Processor :: another classic kitchen staple!

  11. Cuisinart Belgian Waffle Maker :: my favorite Christmas present from last year - make 2 waffles at once!

  12. Ellie’s Best Nut Milk Bag :: easily make DIY nut milks + juices without a juicer!

  13. 4th & Heart Grass-Fed Ghee Variety Pack :: elevate your cooking + baking

  14. Wild Foods Cocoa Butter :: makes anything taste like white chocolate


Krista is a Chicago-based registered dietitian nutritionist, certified health coach, and certified personal trainer offering virtual nutrition coaching using a functional and integrative approach to help you feel vibrant, balanced, and confident. Looking to get your body + brain back?