Guest Recipe of the Week! Pear, Parsnip & Ginger Puree

Thank you so much to Kim Corrigan-Oliver from Your Green Baby for sharing her amazing recipe! Check out her website for tips on raising Your Green Baby!

This is so delicious you will be steaming pears and parsnips to make an adult version of this puree. Hint – it makes a wonderful soup.

I am a big believer in tickling tiny taste buds on a regular basis; you have to keep those little taste buds on their toes and by exposing your baby to a variety of tastes now may spell success at avoiding the picky eating stage.

At nine months of age I challenge parents to add herbs and spices to their baby’s purees, it is such a wonderful way to tickle tiny taste buds and also provide an amazing amount of minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals – yes herbs and spices are full of nutrition.

Pear, Parsnip and Ginger Puree

9 to 12 months

2 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped

3 medium pears, peeled, cored and chopped

¼ tsp ginger

Steam parsnips for 15 to 20 minutes, add pears and steam another 5 to 10 minutes.

Remove from heat, let cool slightly then puree with hand blender or in blender.  Add ginger and mix well.

Nutritional Information

Parsnips are a good source of potassium, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and manganese.  Pears provide a good source of vitamin C, fiber, vitamin A, niacin and potassium.  Ginger provides potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese and vitamin B6.

Hope your little ones enjoy it!

Thank you so much to Kim from Your Green Baby for sharing her amazing recipe!

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