With Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, it's always a good idea to have some gift ideas in mind. We have put together our recommendations of 5 local brands and their delicious vegan products that are going to excite you and your friends. This year for Valentine’s Day we were inspired by our beautiful surroundings and our health-conscious lifestyles. We have a few suggestions that we hope you’ll love as much as we do!
Let’s introduce you to our friends over at Kindred Cultures, water kefir is great for your autoimmune system is known to slow cancer cell growth and improve your general health.
Kindred Cultures probiotic water kefir comes in a range of flavours including strawberry rosehip, cranberry turmeric, mango ginger, power green and activated charcoal. These colourful little wonders are low in sugar, packed with probiotics and infused with the natural goodness of real foods. These come in a handy 250ml size or a 1litre. Our recommended product is the tasty mango ginger beverage, give the glorious gift of health this year.
Wise Bites is a family-run local company that goes the extra mile to choose top-quality ingredients that are free from allergens, nut-free, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO and kosher. They make the perfect gift for Valentine's day as there’s such a variety of treats to choose from, there are gift basket options, a baking gift box a sampler pack or a chocolate lover pack. They are smart snacks that come in handy for all occasions and so many different flavours, their Soft Mini Cookies Gift Box are the take-anywhere snack you've been looking for! We love them and we think your date will too.
Female founded and manufactured in Vancouver, Plenty Hard Kombucha offers low-calorie, low-sugar, gluten-free and vegan hard kombucha. This better-for-you bevy is naturally brewed to 5% ABV. With 3 flavours to choose from, Mango, Pineapple & Coconut, Grapefruit & Hibiscus or Cranberry & Mandarin. There's something for everyone and why not treat your Valentine to a couple of alcoholic beverages to celebrate Valentine's day this year. Feel less guilty about the alcohol as it comes with the added health benefits of kombucha! Kombucha aids digestion rids your body of toxins and boosts your energy levels. We will be opting for the Grapefruit & Hibiscus flavour.
We also love HerbaLand gummies, they are all-natural allergen-free and vegan. Of course, they are full of goodness too! We highly recommend the vegan collagen booster gummies, they come in pink refillable compostable packaging, perfect for Valentine's Day. There are all kinds of yummy, healthy treats on Herbaland’s website and they offered us a 15% off code until the end of February, use VDAY15 during checkout!
Last but not least, Viva’s Travel Essential Kit is perfect for that special Valentine's date. Feel Viva's love with this kit that includes a Collagen Hyaluronic Acid Mask, Bio Foaming Cleanser with prebiotic benefits, Daily Glow Moisturizer with hyaluronic acid, The One Ultra Rich Hand Cream with Zinc Oxide, all contained in a cute Viva cosmetic bag with the whole regime. Additionally, you will receive a free gift with an Amaze Exfoliating Gel and an Amaze Cream 10ml. This gift set is perfect for a mini facial at home, self-care day, mother & daughter day or girlfriends get together. The perfect Valentine's Day gift if you ask us!