The clean food company aimed at making snacking healthy offers a range of wholesome, nutritious (and actually tasty) nibbles. All of it is 100% natural, and free of processed sugar, preservatives, genetically-modified foods, trans-fats or artificial flavour. The line of granola, muesli, cookies, crackers and bars makes for a creative Diwali hamper that your loved ones can even store to consume later. The festive boxes offer a selection of treats—brown rice snacks, amaranth cookies, onion poha, honey roasted almonds— along with a stainless steel diya. Festive hampers start from Rs1,120. Order here. Ships across India.
Shining a spotlight on India’s local produce and preparations, Native Tongue’s product range features a host of classic preserves, nut butters, cordials, spreads and sauces. Think Peanut butter with Byadgi chilli, thandai nut butter, smoked aam panna cordial and Alphonso preserve with saffron. Perfect if you want to get more vocal about local. They are currently offering customisable Diwali hampers too. Starts from Rs575. Order here. Ships across India
Beautifully packaged, this plant-based nutrient-rich range of snacks is just what you need to help your festive gift stand out for its innovation and thoughtfulness. Pick from the brand’s variants—Blueberry Almond Crisps, Cranberry Almond Crisps, California Pistachio Crunch and Almond Vanilla Crunch—that are put together with unadulterated organic sweeteners and Himalayan pink salt. The festive hamper starts from Rs449. Order here. Ships across India.
THE BROOKLYN CREAMERY
Looking for a guilt-free way to celebrate Diwali? The Brooklyn Creamery offers low calorie, real dairy ice cream that is made with no added sugar and is just 75 calories a scoop. From the same group that gave us Kwality and Mumbai’s first ice cream parlour, Yankee Doodle, The Brooklyn Creamery caters to a millennial audience with new favourites such as sea salt caramel, and Soho Berry, as well as classics like the choco-fudge brownie, kulfi and butterscotch. Rs69 for 100ml, Rs275 for 450ml, Available on Amazon and Big Basket.
THE CINNAMON KITCHEN
What started as a personal journey for founder Priyasha Saluja to combat PCOS and understand clean eating habits has turned into a food brand that offers preservative-free, gluten-free and plant-based homemade sweet and savoury delights. Choose from nut butters and spreads, pair it with seed crackers, quinoa buckwheat bread and round it off with desserts like the vegan salted caramel cheesecake and date cakes. TCK also offers a range of Indian mithai such as gaajar halwa, kaju katli and ladoos that are vegan and gluten-free. Starts from Rs300. Order here. Ships across Delhi NCR and Mumbai.
THE GOURMET BOX
If you and your loved ones are trying desperately to shed some lockdown weight, may we suggest The Gourmet Box’s Guilt-free Indulgence Hamper? Trail mixes, health bars, flourless cookies and herbal tea are just some of the nutritious goodies you can try in this offering. You can also customise your box with other gourmet products available on the website. Rs3,300 for the healthy box. Order here. Ships across India
ARUGULA & CO
Founder Niharika Goenka has probably been on every diet you can name. Which is why you should believe her (and her background in nutrition from Columbia University) when she says that nutritious food doesn’t have to scrimp on flavour. Arugula & Co’s range of unique salad dressings will brighten up even the most boring salad or soup in your current nutrition plan. Pick from the pungent cashew + mustard, the smooth balsamic + olive oil, the earthy wasabi + togarashi among others to spice up your festive gifting this year. Rs240 for 120ml. Order here. Ships across India
Satisfying untimely mid-meal hunger pangs, with alternatives to deep-fried chips, chocolate bars and other sugar-filled and high-fat snacks, Snackible offers nibbles and hunger solves that won’t punish your waistline. Pick from inventive bars flavoured with nutrition-dense moringa, Manchurian popped chips, flavoured ragi and tapioca chips, jamun strips, keto nachos and more. Or if you’re lazy, just pick a readymade hamper. From Rs150. Order here. Ships across India
Mumbai-based Brownsalt Bakery is offering a range of hampers for the festive season, however, if health is on your mind, we suggest The Gift Of Goodness box that comprises a combination of wholesome and tasty treats such as granolas with no added sugar. You can also pick from other items on the menu including artisanal jars featuring infused honey with walnuts, apricots and cranberries, as well as biscotti. From Rs420. Order here. Ships across India
JW NOURISH BY JW MARRIOTT JUHU
Just looking at this hamper from JW Marriott Juhu in Mumbai is bound to make you feel healthy. There are pumpkin seeds, allspice sunflower seeds, sesame coated dates, saffron honey, quinoa rice cakes, cold-pressed olive oil and even a festive thoran. You can choose to customise your hamper too! Rs10,000 onwards. Deliveries across India for orders of more than 10 boxes. Call 9004616506 to book.
Take your Diwali gifting up a notch (or natch), with snacks from Natch that are made from premium, 100% natural ingredients; are vegan, dairy-free, non-GMO and gluten-free. Phew! Choose from non-boring options like sesame butter rice crackers, chilli mango slices and caramel or chilli coconut chips. From Rs100. Order here. Ships across India
Choose from a healthy snack box to an ultimate keto hamper at this Mecca of wholesome snack brands. The hampers feature coffee, rosemary crackers, tea blends, avocados, taro chips and arugula. It doesn’t get healthier than this. From Rs850. Available at Foodhall outlets in Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru