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EXCLUSIVE: Tia Mowry Reveals What's Always On Her Family's Thanksgiving Menu!

The mother-of-two also spoke to BET.com about who she’s most thankful for.

Tia Mowry is counting down to Thanksgiving, and she already knows exactly who she’s thankful for. While chatting exclusively with BET.com, the mother-of-two revealed to us some of the yummy dishes she plans to whip up in the kitchen this year.

“Every year, no matter what ends up on my Thanksgiving table, there's always collard greens and cornbread – it’s the perfect combination,” Mowry tells BET Lifestyle. “Greens are a traditional family dish that’s been around for generations. Whenever I cook collards, I think of my mom. I can never have greens without cornbread.”

The 43-year-old actress and Aleevo skincare ambassador went on to reveal that her eczema diagnosis resulted in her overall choice to change her diet.

“After being diagnosed with eczema, I saw an immunologist and allergist and I learned that food was an aspect that had been triggering my flare-ups,” she explained before pointing out how much your diet can affect your overall health. “Since my diagnosis, I’ve changed my diet to focus more on whole foods. It's definitely made me aware of what I'm putting in my body and the recipes I decide to make.”

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Known for her creating delicious and creative recipes on her lifestyle YouTube series, Quick Fix, the busy mom also shared that whenever she's cooking for friends, she's conscious of cater to their personal diets. “That's why I always like to give alternatives,” she shares.

In September, Mowry recently released her new cookbook, The Quick Fix Kitchen, a book filled with easy recipes and time-saving tips for a healthier life.

In the spirit of thankfulness, we had to ask Mowry what is she most thankful for. She proudly responded, “I’m incredibly thankful for my two children—Cree and Cairo— and my husband Cory.”

There's nothing like family to make you count your blessings.

** Editor’s Note: This story/interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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