This post was most recently updated on November 30th, 2018
You always want something organic and pure for your baby, right? Did you ever think to make pear puree for your baby? No one wants to mess with their baby food and we understand the overprotective feelings of every parent. Nothing comes fast before your child’s health. If you don’t know how to make pear puree for the baby then this article is for you.
Pear puree is a great choice for baby’s first food. It is enriched with 12% of vitamin C that a human body needs. Else, It has other essential components e.g. Vitamin K, Potassium, iron, folate, magnesium, Vitamin B-6, and high in fiber.
A baby’s stomach can easily digest pears even if the baby is suffering from reflux. It has no sodium, cholesterol, and saturated fats which are harmful to the baby’s health.
You can safely introduce pear to your baby when he/she reached 5 months.
Follow our step by step instruction to make the first pear puree for your baby.
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The Best Recipes To Cook Pear Puree For Baby:
Well, Pear is a fruit with great taste and nutrients. Your baby can’t eat that with chewing or biting. You can either squeeze out its juice or make its puree. If you make juice of pears, you will miss out the benefits of its fibers. The fibers for the baby’s body is pretty much essential. The pears puree maintains all the benefits along with fiber as well as.
Prep time: 5 minutes.
Cooking time: 15 minutes.
- 5 fresh organic pears. (Wash them finely and no need to peel off them.)
- The distilled water of 4-6oz. (You can minimize the water quantity for thicker puree.)
1. After washing the pears finely, cut them into half and remove the seed and stem.
2. It is better to cut them into 6 to 8 pieces.
3. Now, bring pears and water in the same large pot
4. Cover the pot with a lid and put the pot on the stove, turn the burner on as well as.
5. Stir it randomly after a while and cook for 8 minutes approximately.
6. When cooking is done, Turn off the heat and allow it to cool.
7. When it’s cooldown, transfer them to a blender with some boiling water.
8. Blend it thoroughly until it becomes a smooth mixture. (Puree should be runny, if needed add more boil water).
9. Now your pear puree is ready. Pour into a serving bowl and serve to your baby.
How Will You Feed The Pear puree To Baby?
The pears have its own sweet and authentic taste. But, you can add little more spice in it. Adding a little bit of ginger powder or cinnamon powder won’t only increase the taste but they also have some own benefits. You can feed this puree with using a bowl and spoon or directly using a feeder if your baby is habituated to the feeder.
Health Benefits of Pears Puree:
Pears are beneficial to everyone but to babies, it gives some magical advantages. Let’s know some major benefits that you can easily provide to your baby by feeding pears puree.
Enriched With Vitamins and Minerals:
The best reason to add pears in your baby’s diet is that pear has all the essential vitamins and minerals. It can supply daily intake of carbohydrates, fat, and protein to the baby’s body. Baby’s body can get the right of amount of minerals and vitamins to develop in a right way by increasing the immune system.
Pears are full of antioxidants which are liable to protect the cells, tissues, and DNA from the damaging. So, adding pears to the diet of your baby will keep him/her safe from the damage of cells and DNA which can happen for the free radical attacks on the baby’s body.
It Is Easy To Digest:
The consistency of the pear is very soft and tender. So, soft and tender fruits are easy to eat and digest. It’s an ideal food when your baby is suffering from dysentery, indigestion, and Diarrhea.
Helps To Heal Wounds:
Your baby may get hurt severely when they start walking. In that period babies need extra care as they start something new and get wounded multiple times. Pear has some components that help to heal wounds naturally.
Fuels The Immune System:
Pears have two essential acids like caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid. These are good for the immune system and plays a vital role to stimulate the immune system.
How Many Times Can You Feed Pears Puree?
You can feed your baby the puree for two-three times a day as it is gentle for the stomach and easy to digest. If you are thinking to feed something else while you are feeding the pears puree and the answer is “Yes! You can feed other things as well.”