Re: Finger food ideas
My baby refused pureed meats, but loves chunks of chicken. I just cook up some chicken breasts or thighs without salt and tear it into reasonably sized pieces. She uses her front teeth to rip off shreds, and it seems to work fine. She also loves deli meat, but I try not to give it to her often since it's high in sodium.
As for beans, we started with mushy red lentils and stirred them into other purees. After that, soft cooked lima beans are good, or any other beans that you like.