Simply spectacular shortcuts

This article was originally published in November 2014

Make the holidays less hectic by incorporating a few easy shortcuts into your meal planning. We have quality options in our grocery department that will save you time without compromising taste. Here are a few of our favorites.

Wholly Wholesome Organic Traditional Pie Shells

Ready and waiting for your favorite filling, these frozen organic pie shells make an excellent crust for your pumpkin, fruit or chocolate pie.

Farmer’s Market Organic Pumpkin Pie Mix

This rich and smooth organic pumpkin purée already is mixed with organic spices and sweetened with organic cane sugar. Spread it into your piecrust and bake!

Remlinger Farms Granny Smith Apples

Hailing from local Remlinger Farms in Carnation, Wash., these apples are peeled and sliced and then immediately frozen, preserving their freshness.

Stahlbush Island Farms Sweet Potatoes

Freshly farmed and then quickly frozen by Stahlbush Island Farms in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, these peeled, diced and cubed sweet potatoes are a quick option for all kinds of dishes, from sweet potato pie to sweet potato hash. Try our recipe for Maple-glazed Sweet Potato and Apple Bake >>

Woodstock Organic Cranberry Sauce

Simple and straightforward, these cranberry sauces are certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified. Choose from Whole Berry or Jellied.

Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Insta-Bake Mix

Make quick, easy pancakes, waffles or coffee cake with this general purpose whole wheat baking mix that’s made with 100% whole grain, stone-ground flour.

Immaculate Baking Company Crescent Rolls

Ready to bake, these flaky, buttery rolls can be assembled in a flash. Plus they’re Non-GMO Project Verified and free of preservatives and hydrogenated oils.

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