Have you thought about making some of your Christmas gifts this year? For a truly personal gift to family and friends you can easily share a treat from your kitchen. Home-made and eco friendly are popular trends this Christmas and not only for their green credentials as there are pounds to be saved too. Wouldn’t you rather get messy and creative in the kitchen than stressing around the shopping centres and high streets chasing that ‘perfect’ gift?
We have put together a short list of mouth watering Christmas treats that should please everyone on your gift-giving list. If you wonder how to pack and wrap your finished produce why not continue on the green course and use reusable food containers that can double up as an added gift? Stylish and colourful food containers are perfect for wrapping and packing food and also an ideal gift that can be reused for packed lunches in the New Year.
Eco-friendly packaging is part of the gift with EasyLunchbox containers; their colorful lids, make an eye-catching, useful, and reusable container to hold your sweet treats.
Ginger Bread Men
For the younger ones, Ginger Bread Men can come in any shape or form and be decorated with icing, chocolate and sprinkles.
Spiced sugar and Christmas popcorn
Jamie Oliver’s Christmas popcorn for a fun festive treat.
Serve this simple and tasty Christmas chutney with left-over turkey, cheese or cold meats.
Homemade chocolate Truffles
Delia’s chocolate truffles are easy to make and will be the perfect gift for someone extra special.
Your favourite Recipe
An appreciated ‘helping hands’ gift for those who like to bake, but are short on time: assemble the dry ingredients in an Easylunchboxes container and tie on a pretty recipe card with baking tips and what to add to make the batter complete. This could make a great teacher gift too.
The exciting range from Kids Konserve is a great way to contain edible Christmas gifts. Made from stainless steel or recyclable plastic.
Now, start matching your friends and family with a truly unique and scrumptious Christmas gift and book a culinary date in your diary. The reusable food containers featured in this article can be ordered from My Friendly Lunchbox: http://myfriendlylunchbox.co.uk/