Have you begun your holiday shopping in full force yet? Don’t know what to buy for some of the people on your list? Try something new this year and create a gift basket with Carotino Red Palm & Canola Oil. Add small cookware or ingredients to your bottle of Carotino and create a themed present tailored to your best friend or co-worker. Carotino’s beautiful color, versatility in the kitchen and nutritional benefits are perfect for anyone on your list this season. It’s a great present to bring to holiday parties, to give to those hard-to-buy people or to just say, “I love you”.
Here are some gift basket ideas to spark your creativity:
• For the heart healthy: Carotino helps to raise HDL (good) cholesterol while having a neutral effect on LDL (bad) cholesterol. Use a natural container such as a wicker basket and add Carotino, fresh fruit and other healthy snacks: perhaps a colorful selection of dried fruits (cranberries, apricots, bananas or cherries), herbal teas or dark chocolate. Include a heart-healthy recipe as well, such as this one for Healthy Lentil and Beef Burgers.
• For the gourmet cook: Every amateur cook loves discovering a fabulous new ingredient, such as Carotino, that will completely change their cooking experience. Give them a large mixing bowl of flavor: Carotino, oil and vinegar cruets, a peppermill and peppercorns, cheese grater, garlic press, egg slicer, lemon juicer, whisk, dried spices (oregano, basil or parsley), gourmet vinegar or gourmet mustard. Include a challenging recipe as well, such as this one for Carotino Moussaka.
• For the Asian food lover: Malaysian palm fruit oil is a staple in Asian cooking, making this type of gift basket a natural. Since Carotino is ideal for high-heat cooking, use a wok to hold Carotino, and include decorative rice bowls, chop sticks and a few fortune cookies. Include a delicious Asian recipe as well, such as this one for Carotino Chicken Stir Fry.
Put your creativity to good use this holiday season by creating something original. Get the whole family together to brainstorm a perfect gift basket for the grandparents. Don’t know what to give to your new co-worker? Discover if they are just a seasonal baker or always in the kitchen and create a basket that says “welcome”. Has your best friend expressed the sudden desire to become a chef? Encourage him or her with a starter cooking basket that says “I support you”. No matter whom you have in mind, Carotino is a perfect gift this year.