Move over, purees. When tots get their first taste of textured food, the family dinner table gets a lot more interesting and flavorful. It’s an adventure discovering what your babe will love (and what he’ll spit out!). We get you started with recipes for solid foods, from egg rolls to fluffy muffins. Click through our slideshow for the yummy photos and how-to’s.

Tamago-Style Egg Yolk

If you’re looking to keep it simple for your baby’s first bites, whip up a quick egg yolk pancake using this simple recipe from Every Food Fits. The subtle flavor of this easy-to-chew dish makes it a hit with tots just transitioning from purees.

What starter foods do you love? Let us know in the Comments!
— Susie Foresman