Hi cutie, I'm Julie!

Consider me your fun-loving, healthy eating BFF. I'm a trained chef, healthy cooking coach, creator of literally thousands of recipes + you may have even seen me on TV! Did I mention I also happen to be the girl who loves to turn the everyday into a party?!

Maybe she was born with it. Maybe it’s the amount of time she spent in the kitchen.”

Julie Hartigan - Infamous Recipe

As a little girl, I jumped at the chance to experiment and try new dishes. I’d even get impromptu cooking lessons from all the neighborhood grandmas. 

In fact, the first recipe I ever wrote was for my own grandma’s infamous Rhubarb Crunch…to make it taste better to my 8-year-old self!

You could say I was always obsessed with food, flavors, and cooking – so much so that I ditched a lucrative tech career to pursue cooking professionally and dove head-first into the world of food! Like, surrounded by it.  All day. 

But what’s a health-conscious, yet food and fun-loving girl to do?

I’m pretty convinced that because of that, I’ve learned when it comes to creating healthy habits that LAST? It needs to be fun. And that we ALL deserve healthy food that tastes amazing and makes us happy.

Life’s too short for boring, bland, bunny food.

Life is a party, and sometimes I think that’s easy for us to forget. We all want to be happy, right? But we get so bogged down in the daily grind and society’s silly expectations, that we often forget to actually enjoy the daily moments. 

The people, media and society in general make us think that we have to spend our days eating celery sticks and doing grueling ironmans to live a healthy and beautiful life.

OH HECK NO. Here? We’re all about building healthy habits that last – in the kitchen and in our lives – that make us truly feel balanced and whole. Because what we choose to cook and eat is just the beginning.

If you’re here, it means you’re tired of following trendy fads and restrictive diets. You’re ready to ditch the unrealistic expectations, enjoy your life, and ultimately? 

You’re ready to achieve that balance that you’ve been craving (pun intended) for so long.

Buckle up, because you’re going to get all my secrets, tips & tricks to not only make day to day cooking easier and more fun but also to achieve that oh so elusive happy meets healthy lifestyle. 

Of COURSE we’ll talk about food and making healthy eating delicious. BUT, we’ll also talk about your mindset, your habits and finding your joy. (Seriously, what’s life without joy?!)

My joy?  Helping you enjoy all the good things in life in a healthy way. Because honestly? 

You deserve it!  And I’m so happy to have you here!

Julie Hartigan is an NYC based mom of 2 and former engineer/tech consultant who, driven by her great passion for cooking, graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC in 2009. Since then, she has been a personal chef, healthy cooking instructor, worked at Food Network and in cooking magazine test kitchens.

Julie has published thousands of recipes and tips for everyone from Weight Watchers, Shape Magazine, Bed Bath Beyond, Beach Body Fitness, Real Simple, and more and is also a regular on morning & lifestyle shows. 

The founder of Julie Hartigan Brand Consulting and Cooking w/Julie, Julie’s coaching and healthy cooking programs have helped 1000’s of women achieve a happy-meets-healthy balance in their lives.

Get More Great Tips & Recipes on Instagram @JulieHartigan

Drop a ❤️❤️❤️ to get EASY Valentine’s ideas from my latest TV segment! XO @juliehartigan

#chocolaterecipes #cacioepepe #italianfood #valentinesideas #recipeshare #cheflife❤
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🥰 Craving cozy-healthy Italian comfort food? Comment YUM & I’ll send my fave recipe to you! ❤️ @juliehartigan

#italianfood #italianamericanfood #onepotmeal #onepotpasta #onepotmeals #onepotrecipe #pastarecipe #italytravel #italiangirl #jerseyshore #jerseycity #easyrecipes #cheflife #cheflifestyle #italia
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Your lil message from the universe to TAKE THE TRIP ✈️ PS: if it’s ITALY you dream of join my chef-Julie-led small group Women’s Tour in Oct! ❤️ you’ll be part of a supportive & fun-loving group of women for a pampering, memory making, magical experience in Italy!

DM me for info or link in bio for the dets! And no matter where you dream of going - please don’t wait for some elusive/might never happen “someday” because you were too busy taking care of everyone & everything else to remember to take care of you too! XO Julie

#womenstravel #womensupportingwomen #italytravel #italy🇮🇹 #italytrip #cheflife #tuscany #solotravel #foodandwine #fab50 #emptynest #emptynesters #travelblogger #travelreels #womenwhodrinkwine
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Drop some ❤️❤️❤️s if you LOVE off the beaten path FOOD TRAVEL ✈️ experiences like….

🫒making olive oil in Tuscany

🍷small winery visits

🍄truffle hunts

🧀cheese making

🍝 local specialty cooking classes

🥗stopping in historic food markets

👍 learning about the local wine & food specialties

🥳 superfun street food tours

💯eating & drinking like an in the know local

👩‍🍳getting to meet the chef

Yes ME TOO!!!! And that’s why I’m hosting my small group Women’s Tuscany Trips! ✈️

🍾 Throw in some posh pampering like spa soaks, massages, yoga, sunsets, & 4 star hotels to make it the ultimate Girls Trip!

✨JOIN ME OCT 22 - 29th 2023✨
for my chef led, small group
✨WOMEN’S TUSCANY TOUR!!!✨

Link in bio or DM me for info - don’t miss out! My May group filled up fast & I’d ❤️ to have you join me for this incredible Tuscan Fall Harvest experience!!! XO @juliehartigan

#foodtravel #womenstravel #cheflife #italytravel #italy🇮🇹 #foodandwine #italyvacation #italyvacations #tuscany #jerseycity #jersey #hoboken #hobokengirl #jceats #hobokeneats
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Hi! I’m so happy to have you here! ❤️ Get ready for lots of Italy inspired La Dolce Vita tips coming your way…

#italytravel #womensupportingwomen #womenstravel #italianfood #ladolcevita #cookingforone #foodandwine #italianwine #tuscanylovers
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Drop a heart if you’re up for more JOY, Travel & La Dolce Vita in your 2023 too! ❤️ Julie

#womenstravel #italy #italy🇮🇹 #italy_vacations #madeinitaly #foodandwine #tuscany #womenwhodrinkwine #womensupportingwomen #womenwhotravel
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Harvey 🐶 thinks a Dessert Cheeseboard will add La Dolce Vita vibes to your holidays & I couldn’t agree more! ❤️🌲✨

#cheeseboard #snackboard #holiday2022 #cookies #cheeseplate #cookiedecorating
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Wishing you a holiday season filled w La Dolce Vita!!! 🇮🇹
❤️ @juliehartigan

#italytravel #italy🇮🇹 #womenstravel #buonnatale🎄
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❄️ Tell me I’m not the only one who loves the winter!

❄️What are some of your favorite winter activities?

❄️There’s still time to join me for a winter weekend in the Catskills for a grownup girl’s weekend. Sign up at the link in bio ❤️
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I made this delicious Italian-inspired Vin Santo Poached Pears recipe for my friends and it was a huge hit!

I loveeeee any Italian inspired recipe and this one is so much fun to make.

PS. There are only TWO SPOTS left to join me and a wonderful group of women in Tuscany in May. If you’re ready to experience Italian meals like this one, hit the link in my bio to join us!

#thanksgivingdinner #thanksgivingdesserts
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Anyone else have a prob w loving all things Italian?😻 Join my chef-led Tuscany Tasting Trip! @juliehartigan - link in bio for dets 🇮🇹

PS: After eating & drinking my way through Italy this last month I’m even more excited to share authentic Italian recipes, wine pairings, travel tips, & food culture w you! ❤️

#italytravel #italytravels #womensupportingwomen #womenstravel #solotravel #tuscanwine #tuscany #florenceitaly #florence #italianfood #italiantourguide #italy🇮🇹 #travelblogger #traveladdict #travelblog #traveldeeper #cheflife #foodandwine #foodandtravel #winetasting #winetasting🍷 #tuscanytravel
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🍾 Don’t wait to have life adventures, they’re the memories we carry with us for a lifetime.

✨Traveling solo as a women can be intimidating - be part of a safe, supportive, FUN group of new friends.

Want more details? Click the link in bio to learn more!
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Experience La Dolce Vita for yourself…

Tired of those “trying to make everyone happy” trips where you’re dragged to every historic site, battlefield, or tourist trap? Welcome to the woman-centric trip of your dreams.

Check out the link in my bio for all the details!
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Hand harvesting olives in Tuscany w @oliopiro_usa ❤️ (pinch me!)
Follow along for our adventures this week! xo Julie

#tuscany #italytravels #oliveoil
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Don’t put your ✈️ dreams aside for “someday”! ❤️ join my OCTOBER Women’s Tuscany Trip! @juliehartigan Link in bio for all the info

#womensupportingwomen #womenstravel #foodtravel #foodandwine #italytravel #tuscany #florence #travelreels #winetasting #girlstrip #hoboken #hobokengirl #jerseycity #tuscanylovers #tuscanyitaly
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Excited to share my ❤️ of Italy on my upcoming Women’s Tuscany Tours! 🇮🇹 @juliehartigan - link in bio! ⤵️

Cannoli were at EVERY family party since I was a baby…including my wedding cake! 🇮🇹 @juliehartigan may sound Irish but this chef grew up w her Grandma’s Sunday Sauce in her baby bottle.

My grandpa’s family came to NYC from a tiny town called Sarno near Naples & he’d make weekly trips to Arthur Avenue for us 🥰

Thank you @roccospastry for making my Godmother’s 80th birthday party & family reunion feel just like my childhood!!

Want to join me on a Chef led Tuscany Tour for women? Get the details at the link in my bio! XO Julie

#cannoli #italytravel #italiangirl #italianfood #foodculture #foodtravel #italy🇮🇹 #italytrip #tuscany #tuscanylovers #florence #womensupportingwomen #womenstravel #jerseygirl #hoboken #jerseyshore #jerseycity #italytravel #italytravels #italytraveltips #nycfood #nycfoodie #hobokeneats #jceats #arthuravenue
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You deserve that Tuscany Trip of your dreams! 😻 May 2023 ✈️ Join me @juliehartigan for a fab Women’s Tuscany Tour - link in bio or DM me to get on the waitlist. Spots open soon for this small group experience! xo Julie

#tuscany #florence #foodandwine #womenstravel #womensupportingwomen #italytravel #italy🇮🇹 #italytrip #hoboken #jerseycity #winetasting #travelreels #travellover #womentravel #womentravelers #womentravelsolo #midlifewomen #emptynesters #emptynest #midlife #midlifetravel
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Save your $$$ for new fall boots girlfriend! 🍁🍂❤️ Chef @juliehartigan & her sidekick Harvey

#cookinghacks #wellnesswednesday #cookinghack #ww #healthyeating #cookingforone #midlife #midlifewomen #avocadolover #strawberries #caulirice #budgetmeals
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idk who needs to hear this…but you are NOT “too old” for anything girlfriend! ❤️ @juliehartigan

What have you been putting off till “someday” - lmk below!

#womensupportingwomen #womenstravel #fab50 #midlife #40pluswomen #50andfabulous #50pluswomen #midlifewomen #reinventyourself #careerchange #emptynester #emptynesters #artinaging
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