First bite is a big milestone in a baby's life. Most babies are ready for solid foods around 4 to 6 months. While commercial baby foods lose a lot of nutrients and "yumminess" during processing, these 12 homemade foods are fast, inexpensive, and, best of all, healthy. Become head chef for your very special little customer! But always keep in mind, keep portions small for new eaters, and be on the lookout for allergies.