Let's Talk! 10 Ways to Get Your Family Chatting

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Let's Talk! 10 Ways to Get Your Family Chatting

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Girl Eating Pasta with Dad in the Kitchen


September 14 2023


Are you tired of one-word answers at the dinner table? Try these questions to get the conversation started, plus thought starters for discussion.

  1. What Made You Smile Most Today?

    Hopefully, it was their dinner! Try one of these kid-approved sheet pan dinners that make cleanup easy.

  2. If You Could Invite a Celebrity to Dinner, Who Would It Be and Why?

    We'd invite Valerie Bertinelli so that she can cook for us. 

    P.S. — Try Valerie's recipe for Bucatini with Wilted Spinach and Lemon Mascarpone Sauce


  3. What's Your Favorite Family Memory?

    Cooking family meals together is an excellent opportunity to create new memories or share all-time favorites! Check out these easy meals to make with kids, including Spaghetti Tacos and Sundae Salad.

  4. If You Could Invent a Milkshake Flavor, What Would It Be?

    Chocolate Cookie Monster Shake with Cookies, Caramel Corn, and Donut

    Need some thought starters? Here are 6 of our favorite milkshake recipes.

  5. What Sport or Activity Would You Like to Try That You've Never Done?

    Ensure your kids are ready to try that sport with nutritious pre- and post-workout snacks.

  6. What's Something You've Always Wanted to Cook or Bake But Haven't?

    If you can't think of anything, might we recommend this decadent chocolate cake recipe?

  7. What's Something You've Accomplished This Week?

    This question should lift everyone's spirits and is an opportunity for everyone to support each other. After you answer this question, we recommend celebrating with a delicious dessert that everyone will love — like a batch of Peanut Butter-Stuffed Brownies.

  8. If You Couldn't Use Technology for a Week, What Would You Do with Your Time?

    Mother and Daughter Washing Lettuce in Kitchen

    One thing you should definitely consider: more cooking together as a family! Here are 5 easy ways to get kids involved in meals.

  9. What's the Best Meal You've Had and Why Do You Think It Was the Best?

    Hopefully, it's one of these 4-ingredient dinners!

  10. Name 5 Foods You Can't Live Without.

    One of ours is definitely sweet potato fries.