Having trouble with your gift list for the holidays? Our gift guide series will help you figure out what you can get your loved ones this coming season. From food to fashion and beauty, we’ll be covering all possible areas to make sure you have the best options to choose from. We will be posting gift guides every week till Christmas comes around so keep checking back for more!
We’re two weeks into November and it’s about time we start buying our Christmas gifts. With the holidays coming up, you can start planning your gift list and searching for the perfect presents. To help you out, we’ll be putting together gift guides starting with food gift baskets. These range from healthy alternatives to ones that offer wine and chocolate. Browse through the list and see which one best suits your list and budget.
Gift your loved ones with healthy grocery picks from Healthy Options. Their Twinkle set consists of a variety of snacks and drinks. It includes breadsticks, rice chips, energy drinks, cookies, sunflower seeds, and cranberries. Available at Greenbelt 5.
Healthy snacks are great to give to officemates. Gift them something to munch on during long work days. Take Root is a good option. As part of their gift packages, you can get two different snack options. This box contains granola and monkey trail mix. Available online soon.
For the wine and cold cuts lovers in your life, pick from Cartel’s gift basket options. They have three to choose from. The items include coffee, wine, chocolate, olive oil, and cured meat. The prices range from P1,500 to P5,000 so pick whatever fits in your budget. Available at 119 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City.
For the health junkies and chefs on your gift list, grab this salad crate from Real Food. It is a salad lover’s dream as it comes with different ingredients like lemons, tomatoes, and dressing. Bonus: The crate can also be reused as a storage item. Available at Molito, Madrigal Avenue Corner Commerce Avenue, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
If you want to gift a variety of things, pick a basket from Raphael’s Gifts. You can pick from a mix of champagne and chocolates, canned goods and snacks, and chips and cookies. Available online.
These food items technically come in boxes and platers but we’re still adding it to the list. Apertif’s grazing boxes with sweet or savory options. For their sweet graze box, it comes with chocolate bars, donuts, truffles, and chocolate covered strawberries. The mini black graze box is the one we’re eyeing. It comes with a bottle of caviar, a bottle of champagne, cheese, and cold cuts among other things. Available online.
For a mix of sweet treats and delicious bread, check out the gift baskets from Classic Confections. You can pick from their five offerings. This includes their bread and confections gift basket that has jams, almond crunch, sugar cookies, and a sourdough loaf. You can also opt to order their cookies and bar basket which has Russian tea cookies, guava bars, a rum loaf, and assorted sugar cookies. Available at Greenbelt 5.
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