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Stewed Breakfast Pears

Deliciously Digestible: Stewed Breakfast Pears for a Cozy Fall Morning

We often receive inquiries about the suitability of fruit for breakfast. In an era where smoothies are all the rage, the question becomes even more pertinent to address! Sweet fruits undoubtedly provide delicious flavors and nourishment, but when combined in certain ways or served cold, they can be quite heavy to digest. Cue our deliciously digestible Stewed Breakfast Pears! In a previous article, we comprehensively explore the Ayurvedic perspective on smoothies and tap into ancient wisdom of the texts to unravel the secrets. But when is the best time to eat fruit for breakfast?

When it comes to fruit, the golden rule is to pair like with like. Keep your berries together, melons with melons, and stone fruits with their stone fruit pals. And if you happen to find yourself in the Northern Region during the fall season, there’s truly nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a freshly picked apple or pear, ripe right from the tree. Starting your day with sweet fruits can be an absolute delight, and our recommendation is to enjoy them solo when your hunger strikes to optimize your body’s digestive capacity for swift absorption. To top it off, we’ve got a delightful recipe that’s perfect for a mid-morning family treat everyone is sure to love.

stewed breakfast pears

Simple Spices and Stewed Pears 

While we reside in the spice-rich kingdom of the Caribbean, the good news is that most of these aromatic treasures can be found right in your own kitchen cupboard. We personally enjoy adding fresh bay leaves to our recipe, but feel free to let your creativity run wild. Infusing these pears with gentle spices not only enhances their flavor but also aids in digestibility, allowing you to fully savor the delightful flavors of fall.


stewed breakfast pears


If you’ve recently completed our Seasonal Cleanse Program, you’ll discover that this option makes for a delightful post-cleanse breakfast. It’s not only easy on the digestion once your agni is in full swing, but the sweet flavors also aid in rejuvenating your body’s tissues. This dish offers nourishment, enjoyment, and a simple burst of energy to kickstart your day.

Stewed Breakfast Pears

Prep Time: 5 Minutes 

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 4 Small Breakfast Bowls


stewed breakfast pears

5 Pears (substitute apples if you like or mix the two)

1 Tbl Maple Syrup

1 Bay Leaf

1 Cinnamon Stick

4 Clove Buds

1/4 tsp Cardamom



  1. Begin by peeling the pear and slicing it into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a small pot, pour just enough water to barely cover the pears and spices. Don’t forget to add the maple syrup for a touch of sweetness.
  3. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil, then cover and let it simmer. Be sure to check in occasionally to ensure the water hasn’t evaporated, adding more if necessary.
  4. Once the pears have reached your desired softness, they’re ready to enjoy!
  5. Enhance with a dash of cinnamon on top or garnishing with your favorite beautiful flower or herb.
  6. Savor and delight in every bite!

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