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

Join my Women’s Tour to TUSCANY or SICILY 🇮🇹 so you’ll have a dreamy, smile-making trip to look forward to too ❤️


DM me or comment YES & I’ll send you the info or go to JulieHartigan.com/travel ✈️

These pampering, chef-Julie-led, food & wine focused, women-supporting-women, small group trips are perfect for solo women travelers to have a fun group to see the world with, mother daughter duos, & girlfriends reunions! Everything is done for you - just show up & ENJOY! ❤️ Julie

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GIRLFRIEND! You deserve a DREAMY trip to look forward to! ❤️ @juliehartigan #italyvacation #womenstravel #sicily🇮🇹 #tuscany #italytrip #italytravel #italy_vacations #sicily #sicilyfood #florenceitaly #sicilytravel ...

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Love 🍕& trying new things? Put @cutsandslicesnyc on your list! 🔥#cheflife🔪 #pizzalover #brooklyn #nytimesfood ...

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🌴 BAKED BRIE w SPICY MANGO HONEY-RUM TOPPING 🌴is a no-fuss, tropical inspired sweet-spicy app or dessert everyone will ❤️ NEW recipe for my friends @iloveimportedcheese #cheeselovers #importedcheese #bakedbrie #brie #rum ...

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🥳 Drop a YES if Italy 🇮🇹 is on your travel list! Join me in SICILY or TUSCANY June 2024 ✈️ Spots opening soon! ❤️ Julie #womenstravel #italytravel #pastalover ...

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@juliehartigan Still 2 weekends left this summer! 🍹set up a SPRITZ BAR for easy-fun hosting 🥳 learn how-to in my free mini book “La Dolce Vita at Home” at the link in my bio or comment YES & I’ll send it to you - cheers! ❤️ Julie - so much fun hosting a Summer Spritz event w my friends @hobokencheesewine this summer too! #aperolspritz #spritztime #spritz #labordayweekend #laborday #ldw #njshore #njshorelife #jerseyshore ...

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Top Travel Planning Tips! 🔥 What authentic Italian dish would you ❤️ to learn to make? 🇮🇹 Thank you @scuoladicucina_siena & Lella for a wonderful time! #italytravel #womenstravel #freshpasta #cookingclasses ...

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@juliehartigan Time flies…make the most of it girlfriend! 😎 Need a dreamy trip to look forward to? Get on the list for one of my upcoming Women’s Food & Wine Tours! DM or comment YES & I’ll send you info ❤️ xo Julie

#womenempowerment #womensupportingwomen #emptynest #midlifewomen #womenstravel #solowomentravel #italytravel #womentravel #emptynesters #emptynester #emptynesterlife

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The video shoot 🎥 that made me weepy! 🥲 @juliehartigan

So thankful to get to share my late Grandma’s Pasta Fagioli 🇮🇹 recipe in the upcoming @lesdamesny cookbook! ❤️

Honoring her & having her iconic comfort food recipe published & on video means so much! 🥰 And she’d be so excited to know I’m now a chef hosting Women’s Tours to Italy too! ✈️

As a proud member of the Women Supporting Women international food-beverage-hospitality organization “Les Dames D’Escoffier” I’m sure Grandma feels proud too. @lesdamesintl @lesda_mesdescoffiertuscany

#cheflife #italiangirl🇮🇹 #womenempowerment #womensupportingwomen #pastarecipe #pastafagioli #tuscanylovers #italytravel #womenstravel #lesdamesdescoffier #jceats #jerseygirl #hoboken #jerseycity

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Join us Thurs 7/27 at 7pm! 🥳 @juliehartigan @localbarre @hobokencheesewine ❤️ @thehobokengirl #hobokennj #hobokeneats #hobokenlife #hobokengirl ...

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Join one of my Women’s Italy Trips 🇮🇹 so you can have this much fun too! ❤️ @juliehartigan DM for info ✈️ & share w travel-loving girlfriends

You can come solo or grab a friend - either way you’ll be part of a safe, supportive, fun-loving group of women for the Chef Julie Led trip of a lifetime! ❤️

We had such a blast in Tuscany in May & I can’t wait to host more groups of women to Tuscany, Sicily, & more locations soon! Go to JulieHartigan.com for more info on my Chef Led Women Supporting Women Travel Experiences ❤️

#womenstravel #solowomentravel #italyvacation #italyvacations #womentravel #italytour #italytours #sicilytour #tuscanytour #womenstour

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LIVE 🇮🇹 from the top of the Duomo in Florence! 😍 follow me @juliehartigan for more insider travel tips & BTS of my chef led tour!

Hosting 15 lovelies on my Women’s Tuscany Tour & taking in the most beautiful views of this magical city! 💫✨💫

#womenstravel #cheflife #florence #italytravel #travel #travelblogger #travelbloggers #italy_vacations #italy #florenceitaly🇮🇹

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@juliehartigan ps: Girlfriends! still a few spots to join me in Tuscany in Oct! DM for info ❤️

#womenstravel #italyvacation #summertravel #girlstrip #italy🇮🇹 #hobokengirl #womensupportingwomen

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DM @juliehartigan or Comment for an invite to the Summer Spritz Party! 🥳🍹😎 Thurs 5/11 at 7:30 @hobokencheesewine

hoboken #hobokennj #hobokeneats #hobokengirl #hobokenlife #hobokenmoms

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Stop putting off your travel ✈️ dreams & join me in Italy! @juliehartigan - DM - comment - tag a friend!!! ...

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