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food processor sitting on a white tablecloth filled with pear baby food puree with chunks of pear and nutmeg sprinkled on top.

Get the recipe: Pear + Nutmeg Baby Food Puree

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


  • 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.


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).
Favorite Kitchen Tools: Get a list of my favorite kitchen tools to make the best baby food here!
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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