Friday, February 28, 2014

Chicken StirFry with Basil Pesto

Happy Friday to you! Goodbye February and Hello March. March holds three family birthdays, so it feels like we are always have family get togethers. In fact, today the family is heading up to the mountains; it is our Christmas present to our kids and grands.
 This week, one of my favorite bloggers Judy at Cranberry Morning posted this dish; I'm so glad she did because it is sure to become a favorite of ours. I will include the link at the end. The only thing that I was missing was a McCormick Perfect Pinch "Mediterranean" herb seasoning. I went to three stores looking for it and then googled it online. Apparently, McCormick no longer makes this seasoning; I'm sure one of their others would work just as well. I just added some spices I had on hand; it wasn't as savory as I expect it is if you have the right ingredients. This is a dish that could be changed up easily too-maybe adding shrimp or even beef. It is gluten free; in fact, most of Judy's recipes are gluten free.

The recipe is enough for two good servings or three small ones.

The pesto really gives this dish a rich flavor! I am going to experiment with this dish and the spices in the future, but it is definitely a repeat. If you don't know Judy, go by and say hello; she is such a sweetie!

I know most of California is getting hammered with rain; we've got snow in the forecast here for the weekend.  I just hope there aren't any issues in the mountains; plus a friend will be here dogsitting and I'm telling all the pups to behave.
Until we meet again,
Noreen & Hunter


  1. I love pesto. I grow the basil and make it in huge batches and freeze in ice cube trays to enjoy all year.
    We are getting that rain and wind now. Loving it. But I am inside.
    Have fun, and be safe!!
    xo Kris

  2. Looks yummy! We are supposed to get lots of rain. Don't forget to stop by for the link to the pawty!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  3. This looks delish. I just recently (this week I think) discovered Judy, but I have a feeling I will be a frequent visitor. Yes, we have been getting LOTS of rain in the last few hours which is just wonderful. How we need it! Enjoy your week-end Noreen!

  4. Looks well yummy. I think none of us are doing well weather wise. At least here it is mild but the endless rain...oh my. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  5. Have fun with your family. I love Judy's blog and she lives downstate and west of me a bit. I love her blog and that recipe looks delicious. xo Diana

  6. DELISH! Have to try Pesto on Stir Fry. Golden Thanks. Golden Woofs to Hunter from Sugar

  7. Sounds good and healthy!!!! Have a great weekend.

  8. That foooood looks sooo good!

  9. Looks incredible. I really like the Pesto dishes.
    have a good weekend

  10. Sounds terrific Noreen! Hope you all have a great weekend!! Also hope you got the note about the temperature of the coconut oil? xo
    Jeanne and the girls


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