Mail-Order Food Gifts for New Parents

New moms and dads are often too busy fussing over their bundle of joy to fully stock their pantry, let alone cook themselves a meal. Help out a friend or relative who just brought home a baby by sending a food gift by mail right to their front door. From snacks and sweets to ready-to-eat entrees, these edible packages will relieve just a little of that new-parent stress!

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Zingerman's

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Zingerman's

Midnight Feeding Care Box, $125
Make sure your friends are well-fed with this gift basket specifically designed for new parents. It includes pastries and other grab-and-go bites like natural apple gummies and Marcona almonds.

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Bakehouse Sampler, $45
This gift box includes Zingerman's favorite baked goodies—think, coffee cake, walnut brownies, and pecan blondies. Yum! Zingerman's says this sampler serves 6 to 8 people, but we suspect a new mom and dad could polish off these snacks without any help at all.

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Williams-Sonoma

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Williams-Sonoma

Three Days of Entrees, $99.95
Any parent of a newborn will appreciate the gift of not one, not two, but three prepared meals. This collection includes delicious favorites made with all-natural ingredients: lasagna, beef stroganoff and meatloaf.

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Zabar's

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Zabar's

Brews Coffee Box, $85
This gift box will keep parents awake and fully caffeinated even on the toughest of days! With two 1-pound bags of coffee and perfectly paired sweets, this is every exhausted parents' dream.

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Any Day Cheese Box, $75
New parents might just forget that they're in their own kitchen when they nosh on the five international cheeses in this sampler. From blue cheese to sheep cheese with truffles, mom and dad will feel spoiled. All that's missing is wine!

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FoodyDirect

FoodyDirect

Sable's Lox and Bagels for Four, $59.95
FoodyDirect offers tons of regional specialties that can be delivered across the country. The bagel spread from Sable's is perfect for parents who love New York bagels—or have never tried one! This package, tailor-made for hectic mornings, includes Norwegian smoked salmon, four bagels, cream cheese (plain & scallion), and even some black & white cookies for an afternoon treat. Yum!

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Impromptu Gourmet

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Impromptu Gourmet

Roasted Vegetable Cavatappi Casserole, $39.95
Who has time to prepare a hearty dinner when they've just brought home a newborn? Instead mail this casserole straight to your friends' door and tell them dinner's on you. The medley of veggies, pasta and cheese requires no preparation—just 30-40 minutes in the oven. There might even be leftovers!

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Edible Arrangements

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Edible Arrangements

First Moments Bouquet, $79-$89
Even after all the fresh fruit has been eaten, parents will still get to enjoy the adorable photo frame container that the bouquet arrived in!

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Harry & David

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Harry & David

Favorites Gift Basket, $54.99-$99.99
With three different sizes, you have options when it comes to this gift. Each basket includes both sweet and savory choices, like Royal Riviera Pears, white cheddar cheese, chocolate truffles, three-seed crackers, and much more. Presentation is key with this gift—goodies arrive in a copper tin or wooden basket that can definitely be reused.

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Dean & Deluca

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Dean & Deluca

From cheese to sweets, Dean & Deluca has a variety of gourmet mail-order choices. The samplers and gift boxes come in a wide range of prices, so there is no doubt you will find something that fits your taste and your budget.

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