If you’re fretting about finding the perfect gift for your woo-woo yoga-loving friend or eco-minded Mom or if you just wish to shop more mindfully this festive season, look no further! Here’s a list of our favourite products from businesses and brands that we wholeheartedly support.
For your yoga-doing friend: DoTERRA Essential Oils Yoga Collection
For us, essential oils are always on hand as they provide limitless benefits that support our lives. We use them in cooking our favourite recipes, our superfood morning hot drinks, wear them as perfume, to assist in sleeping, to calm a stressful moment and so many other ways.. This collection promotes feelings of completeness, calmness, courage and clarity. These blends provide aromas to steady, center, and enlighten your spirit through every breath while strengthening and stretching your body. Ah, yes please.
For your gym buddy: Bulletproof Collagen
Collagen is one of the most important nutrients needed to maintain a strong body and keep you in healing mode. This supplement is neutral tasting and a highly bio-available protein that can be added to any liquid drink or in delicious recipes (we love Jordan Pie’s chocolate & cinnamon coconut rough bars!).
For the barista who serves you daily: Matcha Tea
If you follow us on Instagram, you know we are hardcore lovers of matcha. We drink it as an alternative to coffee as well as being loaded with antioxidants and increasing our energy levels. We take a mindful moment with matcha every day!
For your earthy friend: KAKAO Drinking Chocolate
Cacao is a sacred plant that is intended to assist with heart-opening, meditation & connection. A warm cup of KAKAO is the perfect way to bring intention to your daily life, as well as incredible benefits such as:
- Increased energy, without the nervous buzz one gets from caffeine!
- Prolonged focus
- Blood Circulation & Digestion
- Assist meditation & Inner-work
- Clear any blocked/stuck emotions
- Connection to self, others, nature and Source energy
If your looking for a gift for a chocoholic, this is IT.
For your neighbor: The Plant Collective: Holiday 2017 Digital Cookbook
This AH-MAZING digital publication unites plant-based food, conscious business and art + design to benefit food-related causes worldwide. This seasonal e-cookbook features more than 50 plant-based recipes from 32 leaders and influencers in the food and wellness world. The most important aspect of this book is that 60% of all sales will be donated to Alice Water’s Edible Schoolyard Project; building school gardens, teaching sustainable, healthy food in the classroom. Stay tuned for our “12 Days Of Wellbeing” over on social media (follow us on @zurahealth for daily reflective prompts and practices to stay grounded during the festive season) where we will be running a contest next week to give away one of these awesome cookbooks!
For your friend at the office: Danielle Laporte 2018 Desire Map Planner
Created by one of our fave authors, Danielle Laporte, we don’t go ANYWHERE without our desire map planner. It’s far from another ‘to-do’ list notebook – this planner is infused with truth bombs, soul prompts and sections for Gratitude notes and a weekly Stop Doing List ― this planner is where inner attunement meets outer attainment.
Unlike other cold-pressed coconut oils, we’ve found Sunfood’s coconut oil to be our first choice for cooking and body care as it is truly raw, processed under 118 degrees. One of the healthiest oils on the planet, due to its medium chain saturated fats. Believe us – we’ve tried A LOT of brands, and we can’t beat this one.
For your best friend: Moon Juice – Organic + Wildcrafted Full Moon Dust Sampler Box
Moon dusts® are custom blends of adaptogenic superherbs & supermushrooms that help combat the effects of stress to nourish body, beauty, & consciousness from the inside out. Not only is the packaging super styling, but they taste great and offer a huge amount of benefits. Add to your coffee or smoothies to harness the healing power of plants!
Ashwagandha is a vital herb in ayurvedic medicine. Sun Potion is a leader in brining the highest quality, we use many of their supplements. A natural anti anxiety remedy and addition to busy schedules! Traditionally used for liver, thyroid, and adrenal issues. Said to improve stamina and sexual health. Who doesn’t want to be gifted some stress relief and all those physical benefits?
The perfect gift for your cousin that loves to travel or your little sister that loves to keep her beauty regime simple – this rare blend of botanicals and minerals refreshes and revitalizes hair instantly— with no shower required! We love Playa products because they are silicone & paraben free and uv protective to your locks.
For your outdoorsy-loving brother: Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Sports Water Bottle
All Hydro Flasks are made of non-toxic BPA-free plastics & food-grade stainless steel. We take our HydroFlask on hikes, airplane trips and when we want to take tea with us when we leave the house. The best part: liquids remain hot up to 6 Hours, and cold up to 24 Hours
For your parents: GreenPan Ceramic Non-Stick Cookware
The cookware of your dreams. This cookware has changed the game for us in the kitchen. Lasts in the face of intense use, scratch resistant, non stick, and has dishwasher safe coating that makes clean up stress-free.
And hey, one for you: Alo Yoga Women’s High Waist Airbrush Legging
Because EVERY girl needs a reliable pair of black leggings.
Happy gift-giving! We wish our Zura family a safe, healthy, joyful holiday season.