This Pear + Nutmeg Baby Food Puree recipe is a great first puree for baby! Creamy and mild pears pair well with a hint of earthiness from the nutmeg. Pears and nutmeg are also great for relieving an upset tummy and digestion. Great baby food for 4 months and up – stage 1 baby food. 

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REASONS TO LOVE THIS PEAR + NUTMEG BABY FOOD RECIPE:

  • easy to make – 2-ingredients
  • healthy – full of nutrients for growing baby
  • delicious 
  • baby food for 4 months and up – stage 1 baby food
  • great with your favorite homemade baby cereal
  • freezer-friendly
  • smooth and creamy 
  • helps relieve an upset tummy

SUPER TIP FOR THIS PEAR + NUTMEG BABY FOOD RECIPE:

Both pears and nutmeg are great for baby’s digestive system. Pears are high in fiber and are a great remedy to help alleviate baby’s constipation while nutmeg helps eliminate toxins and eases digestion.

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Ingredients 

  • 5 pears
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions 

  • Peel, core and roughly chop the pears.
  • In a medium saucepan, add the pears, nutmeg and water.
  • Cover and heat over medium-low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally or until pears are tender.
  • Let cool slightly.
  • Transfer all ingredients into a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes or until smooth.

Notes

Age: from about 4 months and up
Yield: 20 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months (this and this are my favorite freezer storage containers).
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Super Tip: Both pears and nutmeg are great for baby’s digestive system. Pears are high in fiber and are a great remedy to help alleviate baby’s constipation while nutmeg helps eliminate toxins and eases digestion.

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