April 5, 2021

4 Reasons to Buy Someone a Charcuterie Board

A charcuterie board from Bayou Boards is one of the best gifts to give someone for any occasion. They're healthy and great alternatives to the not-so healthy alternatives here in Southwest Louisiana.

Health benefits

They improve heart health. A team of researchers from Boston University and Harvard Medical School studied 1,230 men over the course of seven years and found that the men who had a diet high in nitrates had a significantly reduced risk of heart disease. This means that if you're eating cured meats and cheese, you're doing your heart a big favor!

They also help reduce cancer risk People have been eating cured meats for thousands of years, but there hasn't been enough research on them to confirm their effect on reducing cancer risk. But if you do find a beneficial link, you can rest assured that you're saving yourself and your loved ones from a cancer diagnosis.

Easy to get

Buying a charcuterie board is as simple as opening up your phone. Whether you're sharing a plate or a board, charcuterie can only taste as good as what you put in it. Try something new and unique with gourmet ingredients - versatility is a given being that no two charcuterie boards are alike. Whether you've got a crowd to impress or just a friend, the ease of grabbing a board from a place like Bayou Boards just makes the decision that much simpler..

Great for any occasion

What's a better gift than a delicious piece of charcuterie? Whether you're having a casual get together with friends, or you want to surprise a party with a unique charcuterie board, you'll be thrilled with how satisfying this gift is.

Is your gift recipient a vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free? All Bayou Boards are customizable, so they can be tailored to suit your guest's dietary preferences. A meat and cheese board might be one of the more common types of charcuterie that comes to mind, but there are so many types of imported Italian meats and toppings available to choose from. This makes charcuterie board as a gift a great way to add to your guest's meal.

A gift that keeps on giving

There is no one who likes charcuterie boards more than the one who received it. The gift of a charcuterie board allows you to make friends feel like family. It also sends them the message that you thought of them on this special day. Better than taking them to an expensive high-end restaurant for a change, why not go to a place that is known for making their guests feel at home?


Although there are so many more reasons for you to indulge in a tasty charcuterie board, I hope the ones listed above are enough to cause you to give charcuterie a shot. If you haven't tasted the amazing creations at Bayou Boards yet, do yourself a favor and make a stop this week. You won't regret it!