What did the nut say when it sneezed?
Why did the cabbage win the race?
(Because it was ahead!)
Why was the cucumber mad?
(Because it was in a pickle!)
What bird is with you at every meal?
Why do monkeys like to eat bananas?
(Because they have appeal!)
Why did the banana go to the doctor?
(Because it wasn’t peeling well!)
How do you catch a monkey?
(Climb a tree and act like a banana!)
What do you call a shoe made from a banana?
What does a mixed-up hen lay?
What does an evil hen lay?
What do you get when a chicken lays an egg on top of a barn?
What did the skeleton order for dinner?
What do ghosts eat on Halloween?
What do you get from a pampered cow?
What do you call a cow with two legs?
What do you call a cow with no legs?
What cheese is made backwards?
What do sea monsters eat for lunch?
(Fish and ships!)
How do chickens bake a cake?
What do you call a bear with no teeth?
(A gummy bear!)
If fruit comes from a fruit tree, where does chicken come from?
Why did the baker stop making doughnuts?
(She was bored with the hole business!)
Why do seagulls fly over the sea?
(Because if they flew over the bay they would be called bagels!)
What did the mayonnaise say when someone opened the refrigerator door?
(“Close the door, I’m dressing!”)
Why did the tomato turn red?
(Because it saw the salad dressing!)
Where do tough chickens come from?
Two peanuts were walking down the street. One was a salted/assaulted.
What did the angry customer at the Italian restaurant give the chef?
(A pizza of his mind!)
Why did the pig become an actor?
(Because he was a ham!)
What did the burger name her daughter?
CUSTOMER: “Do you have spaghetti on the menu today?”
WAITER: “No, I cleaned it off.”
How do you fix a broken tomato?
(With tomato paste!)
Why couldn’t the teddy bear eat his lunch?
(Because he was stuffed!)
Why do dinosaurs eat raw meat? (Because they don’t know how to cook!)
How do you make a dinosaur float? (Put a scoop of ice cream in a glass of root beer and add one dinosaur!)
What weighs 800 pounds and sticks to the roof of your mouth? (A peanut butter and Stegosaurus sandwich!)
Which is the left side of a pie?
The side that is not eaten!)
Why did the apple go out with a fig?
(It couldn’t find a date!)
What do little monsters eat?
What should you take on a trip to the desert?
(A thirst-aid kit!)
Patient: Doctor, I think I need glasses!
Waiter: You certainly do, this is a restaurant!
What kind of vegetable would you like tonight?
What do polar bears eat for lunch?
What’s the best thing to put in a pie?
Waiter, will my pizza be long?
(No sir, it will be round!)
What happened to the cannibal who was late to dinner?
(They gave her the cold shoulder!)
Did you like the restaurant on the moon?
(No, it has no atmosphere!)
Why can’t you starve to death on a beach?
(Because of the sand which is there!)
What’s an elephant’s favorite vegetable?
What do you get when you cross a snake and a pie?
What do you get when you cross a frog and a popsicle?
What do you get if you cross a sweet potato and a jazz musician?
(A yam session!)
What is a cheerleader’s favorite drink?
What do you call cheese that’s not yours?
Why do you get if you cross a chili pepper, a shovel and a terrier?
This food tastes kind of funny.
(Then why aren’t you laughing?)
What do you give to a sick lemon?
Why shouldn’t you tell a secret on a farm?
(Because the potatoes have eyes and the corn has ears!)
What’s the worst thing you’re likely to find in the school cafeteria?
What kind of plates do they use in space?
Why did the clock in the cafeteria run slow?
(It always went back four seconds!)
What vegetables do librarians like?
What did the computer do at lunchtime?
(It had a byte!)
What do you call a monkey with a banana in each ear?
(Anything you want, it can’t hear you!)
What is a scarecrow’s favorite fruit?
What do witches put on their bagels?
What do snowmen like to eat for breakfast?
Why did Superman cross the road?
(To get to the supermarket!)
What day do potatoes hate the most?
Why did the cookie go to the doctor?
(Because it was feeling crummy!)
Why was the cookie sad?
(Because her mom was a-wafer so long!)
What was the most popular candy on the Titanic?
(A life saver!)
What’s orange and sounds like a parrot?
What did a pirate pay for his corn?
What did the mamma tomato say to the baby tomato?
What do you call 150 strawberries bunched together?
(A strawberry jam!)
Why was the strawberry sad?
(Because her mom was in a jam!)
Why did the kid throw the butter out the window?
(To see the butter fly!)
What do ghosts like for dessert?
What is a math teacher’s favorite dessert?
What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?
What’s the worst vegetable to serve on a boat?
What’s a penguin’s favorite salad?
How does a penguin make pancakes?
(With its flippers!)
What do dogs eat at the movies?
What is a dog’s favorite dessert?
What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple?
(Finding half a worm in your apple!)
When is an Irish potato not an Irish potato?
(When it’s a French fry!)
What is a frog’s favorite cold drink?
What is a frog’s favorite hot drink?
Doughnut ask, it’s a secret.
Broccoli doesn’t have a last name, silly.
Dishes me, who are you?
I knew you were a nut!
Figs the doorbell, it’s broken!
Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?
Orange you glad I’m here?
Justin time for lunch.
Lettuce in, we’re freezing.
Olive right next to you.
Food Theme Page
Activities and worksheets about food.
Banana Shoe Riddle:
Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle
Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the silly riddle, “What do you call a shoe made from banana peels? (Answer – A slipper). Or go to the answer page.
Subtract, then Decode the Riddle
Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the breakfast riddle, “What can’t you eat for breakfast?” Answer – Lunch and dinner. Or go to the answer page.
Multiply, then Decode the Riddle
Solve the multiplication problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the egg riddle, “Why did the egg hide?” (Answer = He was a little chicken.) Or go to the answer page.
Mixed-Up Hen Joke:
Divide, then Decode the Riddle
Solve the division problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the chicken riddle, “What did the mixed-up hen lay?” (Answer = Scrambled eggs). Or go to the answer page.