The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

Welcome Spring!

 

poppy-rug

 

So many of us have had an early taste of Spring, and in the South, we have enjoyed many days stolen from summer

 

mermaid-tote

February was an indulgent month around the Painted Apron, with the Raspberry flavor of the month winding it’s way into so many sweet and savory treats…

Instead of a flavor of the month for March, it’s going to be a a color

Green fearturing lots of fresh produce, low fat and cleaner eating

See all the photos and inspiration recipes:

February & March Paint Bucket here and Flavor of the Month here

Appetizers

Cucumber & Vegetable Sushi

Spinach & Artichoke Dip Parmesan Cups from Diethood

Sides

Roasted Asparagus and Broccoli with honey balsamic from Chef Kreso

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini from Damn Delicious

Rainbow Carrots with Balsamic and Thyme on Baked Ricotta from Proud Italian Cook

Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Broccoli Slaw from Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice

Main Dish

Grilled Chicken with Papa Doc’s Badda Bing Cherry Sauce

Ham & Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice from Closet Cooking

Romaine Wrap Vegetable Tacos

Paleo Egg Cups from A Healthy Life for Me

Dessert

Grand Hotel Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Healthy Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies from Amy’s Healthy Baking

Mini Grasshopper Pies from Thrifty DIY Diva

Miscellaneous

No Rise Pizza Dough from Plain Chicken for a Shaved Asparagus Pizza

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Here’s what I made from the February Paint Bucket

Mini Monte Cristos turned into Brioche Bites with Raspberry Mustard

 

brioche bites

 

International Lettuce wrap bar for Super Bowl Sunday didn’t happen in reality, but I planned a great one in my head here and this will definitely be a future party!

 

veggie wraps thepaintedapron.com

 

Raspberry & Brown Sugar Brie en Croute from No Spoon Necessary turned into Baked Brie with Raspberry Bacon Jam and Valentine Crackers

 

baked-brie-with-heart-crackers

 

Parmesan Hash Brown Cups from Mantitlement turned into Cheesy Chive Potato Crowns

 

potato-crowns-1

 

Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara from Closet Cooking turned into Cauliflower & Broccoli with Beer Cheese Sauce

 

broccoli-cauliflower-with-beer-cheese-sauce

 

Red Velvet Cannelloni turned into Red Velvet Cheesecake

This cheesecake is made with a cake mix crust!

 

red-velvet-cheesecake-with-chocolate-truffle-cream

 

King Cake Monkey Bread from Mom Dot turned into Cinnamon Roll King Cake

 

cinnamon-roll-king-cake

 

White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt adapted from Fav Family Recipes is a new favorite

 

raspberry-white-chocolate-bundt

 

February was a decadent and sweet filled month!

Psst…make the bundt cake  😉

other photo sources

Jan’s Bouquet watercolor tutorial

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Pistachio Ganache

Irish Gold tablescape

Poppy rug here

Mermaid Tote Bag here

 

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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Celebrate and Decorate,  Rustic and Refined,

Between Naps on the PorchCoastal CharmCooking and Crafting with J&J,  The Scoop,   A Stroll Thru Life 

Tickle My Tastebuds,  The Blended Blog   Full Plate Thursday   Share it One More Time

Comments
23 Responses to “The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket”
  1. Jodi says:

    Some great green inspiration recipes!! 💚

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  2. Wow you have been a busy one! Everything you made looks so delicious.

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  3. Jenna, your February recipes with all their decadence was tough to see and read while being on the Whole 30 plan, but I survived all the glorious photos. I am excited about the Grand Hotel Bread pudding recipe…Happy Thursday!

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  4. So much good stuff here Jenna and I LOVE the painting at the top!

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  5. I printed out those potato crowns and now I have to find the recipe! At least I know where to go to find it it doesn’t turn up in my piles of stuff. and your poppies are lovely!

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  6. Yum, when’s your next gathering, I want to sample some of this food!

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  7. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    Bread pudding with a side salad, please!
    I actually made a baked chicken with cherry sauce, so I’ll be eager to see how you make yours! Sounds delicious!

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    • My husband makes the most wonderful cherry sauce which didn’t appeal to me until I tasted it on the tip of my finger, I can’t wait for him to make it for grilled chicken, sort of like dessert for dinner! >

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  8. Kim says:

    I so enjoy seeing all your paintings here and on IG! And, this recipe review is wonderful

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  9. Kim says:

    I enjoy so much seeing your paintings here and on IG! Love the food inspirations, too. Happy Thursday!

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  10. I need to read you posts after I have eaten. I am very hungry. Thanks for inspiration. Love the idea of low fat recipes and cleaner eating recipes.

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  11. Grilled lemon garlic zucchini sounds really good! Or maybe just grilling out sounds really good right about now:@)

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  12. Mary says:

    Jenna, I agree with Lynn about the lemon garlic zucchini…It makes me feel a little less guilty about indulging in the Bundt cake 🙂

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  13. Karen says:

    One thing about it, you and your family certainly do eat wonderful dishes…not only good but many as so creative and different.

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  14. Helen Adams says:

    Jenna,
    Your Water Color Poppies look beautiful! I always look forward to your bucket list for the month, so many wonderful goodies! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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