SALADS! The very word has a sense of ease and relaxation about it. It evokes images of freshness, healthiness, and natural beauty that makes you want to be outside in the sunshine with a big bowl of veggies in your hands.
But salads are not just for vegetarians. In fact, they’re perfect for anyone who wants to eat healthier or lose weight without having to give up their favorite foods entirely. And when you have the right salad tools for preparing, it’s even easier!
In this article, we’ll show you 18 top gift ideas that will make prepping, eating, and serving salad more enjoyable than ever before which will be perfect for the salad enthusiasts in your life.
1. Row Boat Salad Bowl
This silver row boat-style salad bowl comes complete with wooden serving utensils designed to look like ars. It’s perfect for serving salads at parties or on picnics and is sure to start up a conversation at the table.
2. Bamboo Salad Tongs
This alternative to plastic salad tongs is perfect for an eco-friendly home. The 12-inch long utensils include a fork and spoon in a farmhouse style. Bamboo is biodegradable and chemical-free so you can feel good about your contribution to environmental conservation.
3. Gourmet Salad Dressing Kit
This all-natural spice kit will allow your recipient to make their own salad dressings using the included recipe book that will help them create 4 different blends including Balsamic Vinaigrette, Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette, Lemon Poppy Vinaigrette, and Chili Lime Vinaigrette. Of course, if they are feeling creative, they can experiment with their own recipes.
4. ‘Seriously Good Salads’ Recipe Book
It wouldn’t be a gift guide about salads without an actual recipe book! This spiral-bound book contains 60 recipes using only the freshest ingredients. From spinach strawberry salad to quinoa cucumber salad, this recipe book will satisfy even the pickiest eater.
5. Balsamic Vinegar and Oil Set
This oil and vinegar gift set from Blazing Bella is perfect for someone who loves to make their own salads at home. Blazing Bella are known for their premium aged vinegar which they’ve been making since 1889, so your recipient will know you have gone all out with their gift. Included with the set is White Balsamic, Strawberry Balsamic, Pineapple Balsamic, Lemon Olive Oil, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, all packaged in a beautiful wooden gift box.
6. Customized Bamboo Salad Hands
Salad hands are used for prepping, tossing, and serving salad. These salad hands are made from bamboo and can be personalized with your recipient’s name to make them extra special. They can be used when serving family-style at dinner parties and make a great gift to add to any kitchenware collection.
7. Veg Spiralizer
This inexpensive spiralizer comes with different blades for spiralizing your carrots, cucumber, and other vegetables. This will allow your recipient to get creative with the look and feel of their salads. It’s great for people who love to entertain guests but also helps get kids to eat healthier by making the food look less like vegetables.
8. Salad Themed Tea Towel
This cotton towel features a vibrant illustration of how to build the perfect salad, from the leafy greens to the dressing for the final touch. The special edition tea towel from Spoonflower is made from cotton linen and is perfect for anyone who loves to make their salads in the kitchen or at the dining table.
9. Handcrafted Salad Bowls
This salad bowl set with four different-sized bowls has been handcrafted using artisan techniques and finished to a high quality. Each bowl is made from a different type of wood, including cherry, maple, red oak, and walnut wood. As they are made by hand, every product will be slightly different so it makes a great unique salad gift.
10. Salad Spinner
This large salad spinner is a practical gift that will make light work of preparing any salad. It will wash, dry, and chop fruit or vegetables in no time at all so they can enjoy a salad even more frequently, what a treat.
11. Handheld Salad Blade
If a full-blown salad spinner is a little too much for your recipient, this handheld salad blade is a great alternative that can speed up the chopping of salad and can still be stored conveniently in a kitchen drawer.
12. Salad Dressing Shaker
This salad dressing shaker is ideal for preparing, serving, and storing homemade dressings. It has a leak-proof seal and a special wide opening with a flip lever to easily drizzle the perfect amount of dressing on your salad.
13. Salad Dressings Recipe Book
This salad dressing recipe book with over 200 recipes would go perfectly with the above shaker as a unique gift set for salad lovers. It’s not just salad dressings, but includes marinades, sauces, and dips making it great for anyone who enjoys cooking.
14. Pro Salad Chopper
If your recipient is a real salad enthusiast who makes salads on a daily basis or for large groups of people, they’ll know how much of a struggle chopping the ingredients can be. The Pro Salad Chopper has stainless steel blades that can dice an onion, slice peppers, or shred an entire cabbage in no time at all.
15. Bamboo Salad Bowl with Servers
This bamboo salad bowl and utensil set would make a fantastic gift for any salad lover. At almost 10″ wide, the bowl is large enough to make a salad for all the family, plus with a tight seal lid, they’ll be able to keep their salad fresher for longer. The family-size bowl is accompanied by two servers that would be perfect for prepping and serving salad at the table.
16. ‘I’m Just Here for the Salad’ T-Shirt
If your friend or partner is known for their love of salad, this t-shirt will go down a treat at their next dinner party. Featuring a salad illustration and a funny quote saying ‘I’m Just Here for the Salad’, it will definitely earn a few giggles from their loved ones.
17. Salad Knife Set
Did you know that using a regular chef’s knife to cut salad can cause it to brown, yellow, or wilt? That’s why you need a special salad knife (also known as a lettuce knife) made from plastic with a serrated blade (source). That’s why this set of plastic salad knives will be such a great gift for the salad enthusiasts in your life.
18. Salad Oil Painting
Our final gift idea has nothing to do with eating or preparing a salad, but it’s simply a piece of art that will look great in the kitchen. It’s an original oil painting of a spinach salad on an archival panel that’s been signed by the artist.