5 Unique Food Brands for the Bougie Foodie's Valentine's Day

Gifts for Bougie Foodies. Image courtesy Luji's Chocolate
Gifts for Bougie Foodies. Image courtesy Luji's Chocolate /

Valentine's Day is here! Still struggling with gift ideas? Out with the chocolates, give them something a little more bougie and healthier. From West African chocolates to organic super fruit spreads from the Amazon. Here are five unique gift ideas to ensure your significant other's unforgettable Valentine's Day.

Amazontella: A taste of the Amazon Rainforest

If you ever want to bring the Amazon Rainforest to your table, here's your chance! Amazontella's newest line of organic super fruit spreads are rich in flavor. Flavors include: Cupuacu Fruit Spread, Acai Fruit Spread, and Cupuacu Pepper Fruit Spread, All spreads are made from fruits sourced directly from the Amazon. Not only do they satisfy your taste buds, they offer health benefits of antioxidant-rich super fruits unique to the region. Enjoy them on toast, paired with cheese or fruit, or added to a charcuterie board. Each purchase goes toward a meaningful cause, 5% of profits are donated to indigenous communities in the Amazonas state.

Luji's Chocolate

Gifts for Bougie Foodies. Image courtesy Luji's Chocolate /

While I typically lean towards chocolates infused with peanut butter or caramel, I must admit that Luji's Chocolate pleasantly surprised me with its exceptional taste. Grown, crafted, and packaged from bean to bar in West Africa and made with unique regional ingredients. Dedicated to bringing the finest chocolate showcasing the exceptional flavors of West Africa. With every purchase of a Luji's bar, cocoa tree seedlings are distributed to cocoa farmers in the area where the cocoa is sourced, fostering sustainability and growth within the local community. The Luji's sampler set includes Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and two specialty variations: Ginger Plantain Crunch and Spicy Suya, packaged in a beautifully designed wrapper.

Jessica's Granola by Jessica's Natural Foods

2023 - 8 flavors FINAL
Gifts for Bougie Foodies. Image courtesy Jessica's Granola by Jessica's Natural Foods /

Jessica's Granola is delicious and flavorful. Handmade in small batches containing flaxseed, coconut, and other wholesome ingredients, this treat can be enjoyed alone or on top of yogurt in smoothie bowls, oatmeal, and more! Available in 8 varieties, including Chocolate Chip Granola, Vanilla Maple Granola, Almond Cherry Granola, Cherry & Berry Granola, Pecan Almond Granola, Chocolate Hazelnut Granola, Almond Butter Granola, and Butterscotch Chip Granola. Jessica’s Granola is non-GMO project verified, Gluten-free certified (GFCO), and Kosher (OUD).

Oat Boss Granola Butter

I wasn't aware Granola Butter was a thing until I received these samples, and it gives peanut, almond, and other butter alternatives a run for their money. Free from the top 8 allergens, Oat Boss Granola Butter offers a healthy and satisfying alternative to traditional nut and seed butters. Its creamy texture goes great spread on toast, in oatmeal, or in a smoothie. Choose from six mouthwatering varieties, including Original, Blueberry Muffin, Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Fudge, Donut, and Shortbread, each offering a unique and irresistible flavor profile. Oat Boss Granola Butter is delicious and nutritious with only 6 grams of sugar per serving and boasts 100% nut and seed-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and non-GMO credentials.

Hummus Goodness

Another creamy treat! Dive into the creamy goodness of Hummus Goodness, a proudly women-owned Michigan company dedicated to crafting fresh and flavorful hummus. Their hummus is carefully prepared in small batches each week, ensuring quality and consistency that you can rely on. Using real, wholesome ingredients you can trust, their hummus contains no citric acid, hydrogenated oils, or artificial preservatives like potassium sorbate.

Here are the flavors and what they're best paired with:

  • Classic- Pita bread
  • Taco- tortilla chips
  • Balsamic- mini bell peppers
  • Spicy- nacho flavored chips
  • Beet- sourdough bread
  • Roasted Garlic- celery sticks
  • Pickle- potato chips

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Which brand will you try first?