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Don't feel bad about indulging with these healthy treats

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DH Vancouver Staff Dec 14, 2015 1:47 pm

They always seem to know the best new restaurants and have an innate knack for pairing wines with cheeses you’ve never even heard of. Shopping for your favourite foodie is not an easy feat. However, just like the red velvet one they shared on their drool worthy Instagram, finding their gift can be a piece of cake. Here are 5 creatively inspired gifts that are sure to touch their hearts and satisfy their stomachs.

The Adoboloco Custom Gift Pack

Image: Adoboloco.com

Image: Adoboloco.com

Want to heat things up? Choose 3 different hot sauces and create a festive, spicy, hot sauce gift box. Choose from a number of colourful, fiery bottles in flavours like pineapple habanero, hamahang smoked ghost pepper and limey Bangkok.

Artisan Sugar Gift Set

Image: Bourbonbarrelfoods.com

Image: Bourbonbarrelfoods.com

Hot chocolate is a cold weather staple, and nothing tastes as festive as eggnog. While both drinks are good, bring them to a whole new level with gourmet bourbon sugars. They’re perfect for rimming cocktail glasses, sprinkling on whip cream, and even cookie decorating.

An Emersion Blender

Image: Cuisinart.com

Image: Cuisinart.com

This kitchen tool makes cooking winter weather soups so much easier. Purée soups right in the pot, whip up a quick Hollandaise or aioli, or for your hot chocolate, make a single serving of whip cream.

Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour

Image: foodietours.ca

Image: foodietours.ca

Take them on a gastronomic adventure through Vancouver. Enjoy award winning dim sum from Kirin Chinese Restaurant; savor salmon sashimi and short ribs from celebrity chef Jean-Georges; have the best pulled pork sandwich in the city, and enjoy a sweet treat at the best gelato and sorbetto bar in North America, Bella Gelateria. Best enjoyed on an empty stomach.

A bouquet of cake pops

Image: lifemadedelicious.ca

Image: lifemadedelicious.ca

Bake them something with love. These adorable and tasty treats are way easier to make than they look! Crush and roll a Tangy Lemon Fibre 1 Bar into a ball. Create a glaze by mixing 2 tablespoons of icing sugar with half a teaspoon of water. Put ball on a stick and dip into the glaze. Sprinkle with some lemon zest and voilà. A beautiful bouquet of tangy lemon cake pops.

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