Holy guacamole! Guacamole tastes great, but did you know it is packed with health benefits? Since it’s made from avocados it is filled with vitamins and healthy fats. According to medical news today, avocados even have properties that may help reduce risk of age-related eye problems and some cancers! Plus the plant based fats help people feel full between meals so they are less likely to snack. What a great food to be obsessed with!
If you know someone infatuated with guacamole, feed their passion with these useful and funny gifts. While we all have our guilty little pleasures. This is a mania they can feel good about.
1. Festive Guacamole and Chip Bowl
Guacamole gifts for entertaining
Do they have visions of mariachi bands playing instead of sugar plums dancing in their heads? For those who can’t wait to plan their next fiesta, give them a decorative Mexican serving dish for their chips and guac.
However, if they live in a hot climate, you may want to keep their guacamole chilled with an iced serving bowl. This is also useful for serving shrimp cocktails or any other chilled dip or dressing.
Perhaps you want something more whimsical. In that case, give them a bowl shaped like an avocado!
2. Avocado Growing Kit
Guacamole gifts for fresh ingredients at home
Imagine how they would feel if they could grow their own guacamole ingredients at home? Even if they don’t live in a subtropical climate, avocado trees can be grown indoors. You just need to make sure they get enough sunlight.
A lime tree can also be grown inside. Of course it takes years for trees to bear fruit. But it will be a fun hobby for those guacamole lovers with a green thumb. Plus plants improve the air quality in the home.
You can also give them an indoor salsa garden. These include tomatoes, cilantro, jalapenos and more, so they can have all these ingredients at their fingertips. This is great for those who don’t want to wait a few years to reap the benefits of their hard work.
Guacamole gifts for making guac the old fashioned way
A classic molcajete will help them mash their avocados to make this creamy dip just like the Aztecs did hundreds of years ago. This is a great way to feel connected with history.
A handy avocado tool will help them peel, cut, and slice this green fruit to prepare this tasty treat. No more creating a mushy mess while trying to remove the seed.
To preserve avocado halves that aren’t being used right away, give them an avocado saver. The air tight seal helps keep the avocado fresh longer. Nobody likes brown avocados! Hint: Squeeze a little bit of lime juice on the avocado before sealing the lid. The citric acid will help it stay fresher even longer!
4. Set of Margarita Glasses
Guacamole gifts for those who already have everything guacamole
What goes better with chips and guac than a batch of margaritas. They will need a refreshing beverage to quench their thirst while eating this tasty snack. A fancy set of margarita glasses is a gift that is useful, but decorative as well.
You can even put together a whole gift basket. Add a margarita rimmer set and margarita pitcher. Make it a gourmet basket by adding some limes and a bottle of tequila.
5. Avocado Plushie
Whimsical guacamole themed gifts
It’s not only adults who love avocados. They are the perfect shape for a cuddly stuffed toy for little ones to squeeze at night.
An avocado blanket will keep people of all ages warm during winter months when Cinco de Mayo is still months away.
While guacamole might not be a top choice for dogs, Fido will still love to play with a guacamole dog toy.
6. Guacamole Cookbook
Guacamole gifts for chefs
If cooking is their hobby, they will be in seventh Heaven with all of these fantastic recipes. Hopefully they will invite you to indulge in their creations.
However, man cannot live on guacamole alone. A Mexican cookbook will give them plenty of meals to accompany their favorite dish. Make sure to add a cookbook stand so they don’t lose their place while creating their feast.
7. Avocado Socks
Funny Guacamole themed gifts
Show off their playful side with a pair of goofy socks. These come in different styles for men and women. They can even wear them to the office. It will be a reminder not to take life too seriously.
You can add to their guacamole wardrobe by giving them a guacamole necklace. Then they can declare their love for this zesty dip even when they aren’t eating it.
Or get them a new backpack with an avocado theme. These come in toddler sizes or even bags to hold laptops.
Looking at these luscious gifts will make them hungry. Help them re-energize with guacamole takis. What will they think of next?