2018 Holiday AIP Gift Guide!
If you or someone in your life has an autoimmune “lifestyle”, it isn’t always easy to pick the just-right gift! So whether you’re adding to your own wish list or shopping for someone else, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite things (hint hint, hubby…some just may be on my own wish list!).
Have a very happy, very healthy holiday everyone!
For the kitchen
Instant Pot – Enough said.
Lodge Cast Iron Skillet - My personal favorite brand of cast iron. I have two and they are rotated constantly!
A quality ceramic pan - A great nontoxic, nonstick pan. Most of my sauteed dishes go in here!
A quality Ceramic Knife – I just can’t say enough here…life saver.
JosephJoseph Garlic Rocker – I use mine on the daily. Seriously, life changing.
Blendtec High Powered Blender – Also use on the daily.
Healthy Human Stainless Steel Canteen – Forget the plastic bottles and hormone disrupting chemicals they come with.
Glass Storage Containers – Toss the plastic!
Cotton Cheese Cloth – A must have for the AIP’er who makes their own broth.
Inspiralized Spiralizer – Quality made and durable, this keeps you from overpaying for pre-spiraled veggies.
A quality Food Processor, like Breville brand - This is an absolute must…mine gets a hefty workout nearly daily, so durability is definitely important.
Simply AIP - A monthly subscription box full of need-to-know-about AIP products.
Barefoot Provisions Giftcard - An online store curated by lifestyle type: AIP, Whole 30, Paleo and Keto. A priceless resource!
Thrive Market - An annual membership is the gift that keeps on giving!
Fancy salts, like: Pink Himalayan, Hawaiian Black or Red Sea Salt, or French Grey Sea Salt
Oura ring – A lifestyle tracker with a focus on sleep cycles, because rest is VITAL to healing
Joovv Red and Near Infrared Light Therapy devices – Pain management, detox, sleep support.
A spring or bungee bound mini trampoline for rebounding – A must-do for lymphatic drainage. Spring will be a better aerobic workout, but bungee is much easier on the joints…a big deal to almost anyone with an AI issue.
Gloves for those living with Raynaud’s - Circulation and temperature support.
Dry Brush – for lymphatic drainage and detox support.
Gift cards for services like: Massage, Infrared Sauna Sessions (in lieu of a machine for at home, like Joovv), Amino Neuro Therapy treatments, Yoga classes.
A nice, comfy pair of PJ’s and Dr. Sarah Ballantyne’s ebook, Go To Bed – Another personal fave!
Meal Planners and Pre-formatted shopping lists.
For resourcing your loved one:
The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook by Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt
Paleo Principles by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne
The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey TrescottJu
The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz
Why Stomach Acid is Good For You by Jonathan V. Wright, M.D. and Lane Lenard, Ph.D.
How to Make Disease Disappear by Dr. Rangan Chaterjee
Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? by Dr. Mark Hyman
30 Minute Meals for the Paleo AIP, a community cookbook by the AIP blogging community including yours truly!
Journals and Personal Devotionals