About Anna O'Steen

I'm a Lady who loves to bake sweet treats like cakes, pies, bars, and desserts. I also love to cook savory foods and share my experiences with people so they can have the same enjoyment that I get from cooking.
With my YouTube show lovelyladycakes, I get my creative side out and help others, too.

Recently, a new mom to a beautiful girl, and making her organic food.
Come Learn, Interact and Eat with me.

Butternut Squash Tomato Puree

Butternut squash is amazing. Have you offered butternut squash to your little one yet? Butternut squash is soft, sweet, and perfect for a first food choice. You can offer this up multiple ways. My favorite ways to cook butternut squash are by roasting it with olive oil and herbs or simply steaming them. The Baby […]

Pear and Spinach Puree

Pears are a good source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This sweet fruit is easy for babies to digest, can also help in healing wounds faster, and can stimulate the immune system. You can mash ripe pears or cube them so your baby can reach out and grasp them. It’s also recommended to steam the […]

Apple Avocado Broccoli Puree

Are you researching a new puree to feed your baby? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. With so many recipes on the internet, it can be easy to fall in love with your baby’s favorite. I want to inspire and encourage you that you can take that favorite puree and put a new […]

Peach Puree

Peaches are so sweet and juicy. They are a great on tiny tummies to help with digestion or constipation for babies between 4-6 months old. Since they taste so sweet, they pair well with so many other foods such as avocado, chicken, or bananas. If you have a baby that is just starting out on […]

Salmon Finger Food

I came across this fun Salmon-baby-led-weaning recipe the other day with my toddler. The best bonding I think you can do as a parent is having your baby, toddler, or teenager help you in the kitchen. Try giving a job that they can manage and that is age appropriate. When they are just a baby […]

Banana Agave Nectar

We all know that bananas are a great first food to feed your 4-6 month old baby. Bananas are smooth, can be easily mashed, and are easy on the stomach. Plus, they’re great for treating constipation. The banana makes the best first food because of its texture. A baby can move this smooth banana around […]

Beet Banana Mango Spinach Puree

Growing up beets had the reputation of being a vegetable that my grandmother loved to eat. Like all great grandmothers she expected her grandkids to also enjoy the brightly purple root vegetable. I was not a fan. Until I became a mother and discovered how nutritional they were. Beets are stocked with a wonderful amount […]

The Emergency Car Pack

As parents, we’ve all been in a situation that plays out something like this. You’re driving in your car, your toddler is completely content in their car seat, and you find yourself actually enjoying the tunes humming from the radio. A cute little voice from the backseat breaks the silence with a request. “Mommy, I […]

Papaya Pineapple Spinach and Banana

While researching new purees to feed my baby, I am always conscious of using organic fresh foods because I then know exactly what my baby will be eating. Not knowing where the baby food jars were manufactured or what is used to preserve the flavor to last longer makes me nervous. I know later in […]

Carrot Peas Pear Puree

Carrots, peas, and pear are a perfect combo for your baby’s first foods. I would start trying these ingredients (one at a time) around the 4-6 month mark. The more you feed that one particular ingredient to your baby, the more you can mix and pair into a fun medley. Always remember that when feeding […]