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4 tips for eating more fruits & veggies when you're on a budget

We’re often asked if it’s possible to eat a diet that’s rich in fruits and veggies AND stick to a budget. Luckily, we have some easy tips for increasing your plant intake without breaking the bank.

The science of repetition: Why does doing something repeatedly help you make it a permanent lifestyle change?

Why does doing a little of something every day (like cooking) make it a habit?

15-minute meal ideas you should try if you’re short on time

If you’re looking to cook plant-packed meals from scratch, but you don’t have much time to spare, don’t worry. Try these quick-and-easy 15-minute meals.

Quiz: which winter meal should you make?

Winter is all about warm, hearty, and delicious comfort foods. Need a little help deciding what to make? Take our quiz!

Tips for setting and achieving all your goals this year

Here are some tips to set you up for succeeding at your goals for 2022.

Why focusing on "a little a day" might be the best way to make cooking a habit

If 2022 is going to be the year you start cooking regularly, taking an “a little a day" approach might be the best way to start, according to science.

Video: Experiencing the seasons on Pender Island

In the season finale of the series, Dawn and Joe experience the seasons on Pender Island.

6 ways to make cooking part of your daily life

Follow these simple tips to start cooking regularly.

4 reasons to make cooking a priority this year (and how Swich can help you stick with it)

It's a new year, and a great time to take a step back and really take stock of what changes, big and small, you’d like to make in your day-to-day life. We hope one of those changes is learning to cook.

Because of Plants feature recipe: Carve a new path with our Mushroom & Barley Soup

Ah, it’s the season of ski trips, winter walks, and cozy nights by the fire. This Mushroom & Barley Soup recipe will warm you up and fill your belly as the temperatures drop.

Video: Unveiling the great outdoor kitchen renovation

It’s officially been one year since Dawn and Joe took their fateful trip to Pender Island to look for a new property. And in this 16th episode, we see just how far they’ve come with renovations to their rustic cabin.

Joy of Cooking: How to pick fresh produce in every season

Curious about how to pick the freshest, flavorful fruits and vegetables? Check out these five tips!

Hello 2022! Swich's perfect plant-based NYE menu

New year, same love of plants. Ring in the New Year with the ultimate plant-based menu full of vegetables, protein, and, of course, flavor.

The Joy of the Process: How to organize your kitchen for cooking

From tips for setting up your kitchen to organizing projects to kitchen tools to keep handy, we’ve got you covered for the ultimate and most joyful cooking process.

Because of grapefruit: health benefits, facts & delicious recipes

The beauty of eating for health is that it’s absolutely delicious. So many foods that are full of flavor are also full of vitamins – like grapefruit!

Quiz: What should you make for dinner tonight?

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? We've got you covered!

Short on time? 30-minute delicious plant-based meals (5 recipes)

Don't let your busy schedule hold you back from healthy eating. Give these 5 delicious plant-based recipes a try!

How to celebrate the joy of cooking during the holiday season: 6 simple tips

For many, the holidays are a time of “more.” Take time to slow down, be present, and nourish your body with cooking.

The Swich guide to healthier holiday cookies (3 recipes)

Get out your mixing bowls because it’s officially cookie season! We compiled three of our top plant-based cookie recipes below.

These 2 festive plant-based drinks are a must-try this holiday season

These two plant-based takes on holiday beverage faves bring all the festive flavor with none of the eggs and dairy.