That Celebrity Interview: Quaker and Tia Mowry-Hardrict

By Valder Beebe
Columnist

Tia Mowry-Hardrict is a multi-talented actress, producer and author. She has been in the public eye for over 20 years, gaining initial fame and becoming a 90’s pop culture icon in her teens starring opposite her twin sister Tamera in the hit comedy, Sister, Sister and more recently in Tia Mowry at Home, which ran for three seasons on The Cooking Channel.

Tia currently stars in the Netflix Series Family Reunion alongside Loretta Devine and Richard Roundtree, and she can be seen this holiday season in Lifetime’s A Very Vintage Christmas. Other recent projects include: Instant Mom, which ran on Nick at Nite for three seasons, partnering with KIN Community on a YouTube channel titled Tia Mowry’s Quick Fix, and her first cookbook – Whole New You, which became an Amazon #1 seller.

When not acting, Tia spends time working with several charities including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Partnership for a Healthier America, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Cory Hardrict, and their two kids, Cree and Cairo. –Text provided by Tia Mowry Hardrict’s publicist.

VBS: Tia, you are one American’s favorite sisters, a most recognized twin and a foodie. Now you have partnered with Quaker Oats sharing new oats recipes of your own.

TMH: Yes, I’ve partnered with Quaker and we’re talking about one of my favorite and America’s favorite meals of the day breakfast.

VBS: Tia, it’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Tell my audience more about America’s breakfast trends and what’s your favorite breakfast dish for your family?

TMH: At our home, pancakes are our family favorite. Our two kids, Cree and Cairo, are big fans. My favorite meal of the day is breakfast and I’ve always had Quaker Oats in my pantry. I’ve learned other Americans are as nostalgic about breakfast as I am inspired me to create my Banana Chocolate Oat Pancakes recipe that combines two of my favorite things – oats and pancakes. Cooking pancakes as a family on the weekends is one of my best childhood memories, and I’ve carried on that tradition with my family now. You can find my recipe quaker.newsmarket.com.

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