NEW REPORT: Pasta DOESN'T Make You Fat!! (Cue the Cheers!!)

Here at HML, we've been chompin at the bit to find someone, ANYONE with even a wee bit of authority to announce to the world that carbs won't actually kill ya. That day is finally here!  And not just anyone is dropping that Bucatini BOMB!  A group of leading scientists in Italy have released a new report saying Pasta DOESN'T actually make you had been shoved down our throats for as long as we can remember.  In fact, it's down right good for ya!  Thank heavens because noodles somehow sucker their way into 70% of our meals.  Easy to prep, insanely satisfying and now reportedly GOOD FOR YOU - what more can a gal ask for?!  The skinny on eating carbs --- right here! AND read below for your way to win 4 Free Meals from Green Chef!!

And in case you missed it on the podcast, Haute Mom's Life is offering a promotion with GreenChef!!  If you're not familiar, it's a service that basically delivers fresh, organic ingredients weekly to your doorstep.  The pasta above is the Mushroom Kale Linguine we made the other night.  Prep and clean-up is fast and easy and the recipes are seriously gourmet.  

If you're interested in trying it out, visit and they'll throw in 4 free meals for FREE!!!!  Also, check out our latest episode of HML right here:

FOOD ON THE FLY: Tasty Taco Salad

It's not unusual to open the fridge and find not a damn thang to make.  This becomes a serious dilemma when you've got a house full of hungry tummies.  In these all too common instances, we suggest conjuring up the best speedy, tasty, healthy mishmash recipe to satisfy your increasingly cranky brood.  And with that, we bring you our Food On The Fly: The Tasty, Veggie, Taco Salad...In 15 minutes flat!  The so-called "secret" ingredient here is Trader Joe's Peruvian Style Chimichurri Rice with Veggies....The perfect amount of spice, texture, and color.   We've got the freezer stocked with frozen foods like these to help jazz up an otherwise ordinary meal.  

Ideal for cast-iron skillet cooking, we throw on the rice, a tad bit of EVOO and fold in a can of pre-rinsed organic pinto beans.  Let it cook down into the most wonderful, protein-packed mixture of rice and beans.

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While that's cooking, mix the following ingredients into a big salad bowl

1 bag Organic Arugula

1 Handful Kalamata Olives

1 Yellow Heirloom Tomato

1 Handful crushed low-fat Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

EVOO -Spray

1 Pinch Salt

A whole lotta pepper

Simply Spoon the desired amount of rice and beans onto the salad.  And top off with a colorful trio of (homemade) guac, sour cream and salsa. 

Au Fudge!

What happens when A-lister-turned-family-gal, Jessica Biel comes up with a genius new kid-friendly/adult-approved restaurant and lands it smack in the middle of West Hollywood!?  Seventh Heaven for everyone!!!  Get it Get it?!  

Check out the new Au Fudge, opening March 4th.  Think Soho House meets Chucky Cheese complete with a Timberlake stamp of approval.  It's here, it's real and damn, we wish we would have come up with this cool of a concept.

Early word on the street:  The food's good, the dessert's great!  Mamas, you'll love sipping on champagne while watching your lil ones go nuts in one of the 3 playrooms.  Sign...Us...Up!



If it takes too much time or hassle, let's face it Haute Mommies, we're sooooo O U T.  That's why this 4-ingredient smoothie is just up our alley.  Packed with protein, flavor and little-to-no mess, your kids'll go wild for the naturally sweet taste.  The star ingredient here: The Banana!  And because the recipe is so beautiuflly basic, the banana really shines.  Who needs fancy shmancy when nature has already provided us with a delectable treat!? Bonus: You're totally that mom now who prepares fresh, daily organic smoothies for your little ones.  Had we known it was this easy, maybe we wouldn't have thrown shade all these years :)  Drink up & E N J O Y

1.5 Bananas

4 Oz. Organic Whole Milk

3 cubes of ice

1 half cup - Organic low fat greek yogurt

**Cut the bananas in half and drop into blender.  Pour in the 3 other ingredients.  We use the magic bullet for around 30 seconds or until completely blended.  Serve and SWOON ♥

Nutrition Breakdown (Ish)

Calories - 320

Fat - 7g

Protein - 30g (can't beat that)