The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

This month’s recipe bucket list is all about enjoying the summer bounty filling the the markets right now as well as some 4th of July fun


vegetable garden table 1

You can see photos and recipe inspirations for this list on my July Paint Bucket Pinterest board here


Firecracker Dogs from Handmade in the Heartland

Street Corn Nachos from Half Baked Harvest

Grilled Vegetable Cruditié with Smokey Parmesan Dip from Southern Lady


Clean Broccoli Salad with Creamy Almond Dressing from Pinch of Yum

homemade Tater Tots

Blueberry Cornbread from Southern Bite

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower from Bon Appetit

Main Dish

Pulled Pork Torta from Cooking in Stilleto’s

Summer Basil and Tomato Pizza Pasta Salad

Fireball Whiskey Glazed Chicken from Plain Chicken

Chicken Burrito Bowls from Six Sister’s Stuff


Avocado Lime Cheesecake from Chef Sheilla

Blackberry Cobbler from the Pioneer Woman

Red White and Blue Bundt Cake

Raspberry Whipped Sensation Pie from Kitty’s Kozy Kitchen


Blueberry Syrup from Curtain Queen Creates

Lemon Basil Buttermilk Dressing from Café Sucre Farine

5 ingredient Strawberry Shortcake Breakfast Bake from Pillsbury


Here’s what I made from the June Paint Bucket

Brown Butter Fried Onion Rings from Bon Appetit turned into Crispy Buttermilk Rings and can be cooked in butter or fried


buttermilk battered onion rings

Spring Rolls with hoisin dipping sauce turned into Vegetable Wontons with Peanut Sauce


veggie mini eggrolls

Strawberry Coleslaw Salad was inspired by Blackberry Chicken Spinach Salad from Will Cook for Smiles and Apple Bacon Coleslaw from Ghetto Foodie


coleslaw salad 1


BBQ Chicken Pizza with Coleslaw turned into BBQ Chicken & Corn Pizza with Spinach Salad Topping


BBQ Chicken & Spinach Salad Pizza

Grilled Coconut and Pineapple Sweet Chili Shrimp from Closet Cooking tuned into Sweet Chili Pineapple Grilled Shrimp


sweet chili pineapple glazed shrimp


Original King’s Ranch Casserole from Lulu’s Musings is very similar to my Secret Chicken Enchiladas, one of my favorite “go to” easy to prepare family meals


The “secret” is how easy they are to make!



And eat!  Hungry?   They are creamy dreamy cheesy good…



Father’s Day themed cake turned into a Simple Sunday Vanilla Surprise Cake


vanilla snickers cake


It is stuffed with Snickers, Surprise!


chocolate and vanilla cake


My favorite recipe from June was the BBQ Chicken & Corn Pizza with Spinach Salad Topping



BBQ Chicken & Corn Pizza


Be sure to try this one!


I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs

Celebrate and DecorateRustic and Refined,

Between Naps on the Porch, Coastal Charm, Cooking and Crafting with J&JThe Scoop, Something to Talk AboutA Stroll Thru Life    Inspire Me Monday

Crafty Staci,   Tickle My TastebudsWow Us Wednesday

Full Plate ThursdayWork it Wednesday

Home Matters, Idea BoxPoofing the Pillows

Sweet Inspiration,     DIY Sunday Showcase














7 Responses to “The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket”
  1. Mary says:

    Everything looks tasty Jenna! Wishing you and your crew a delicious and Happy 4th!

  2. Emily says:

    Yum over the top! Great recipes for the 4th.
    Hope you have a great celebration………

  3. Jenna, I love seeing your easy and yummy creations! I have been eyeing the raspberry pie from Kitty too and I can’t wait to see what your R, W and B bundt cake looks like! Linda

  4. Jodi says:

    So much yumminess!

  5. Jenna, I have eaten but your photos are making me really hungry! Have a wonderful 4th with your family!

  6. Lynn says:

    LOVE the firecracker hotdogs and wish I had a big chunk of blueberry corn bread to go with my coffee right now! Happy 4th of July:@)

  7. Helen Adams says:

    Hi Jenna,
    I always love your bucket list, with so many fabulous recipes, your family and friends are truly blessed with your cooking. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great day and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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