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On depression and sunshine

Wildflowers in Valley Spring, Texas. Photos: Summer Anne Burton

You can make this simple and yet elegant vegan cake with any favorite seasonal citrus, from tangerines to clementines

Overhead view of a cake still in its baking tin, resting on a wire rack. The cake is topped with 1 crosswise slice of orange in the center surrounded by 7 other slices.

Sanctuary Stories

Fur farms are slaughtering mink by the millions, but Olaf found a way out to the good life

A white-furred, pink-nosed mink looks curiously towards the camera lens from a hammock in a cage.
Olaf at Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary. Photos provided and taken by Beth Randall, unless otherwise noted

In a Pickle

Pickling mustard seeds in the fridge makes a wonderfully rich condiment that my secret ingredient duos enhance perfectly

A photo taken from above of a dark, maple-y glass jar of mustard with visible mustard seeds and a small spoon resting nearby
Photos: Laura Vincent

Our dog died and nothing else has seemed to matter as much ever since — aka where I’ve been for three months

A black dog reclining in the author’s lap in a hammock above bright green grass
Jessie. Photos: Summer Anne Burton


‘It’s not 2020 anymore!’ We can all cheers to that with this festive, warming-yet-refreshing seasonal cocktail for vegans and our friends.

A cloudy, refreshing ginger-colored drink on ice, with a mint sprig and a lavender backdrop
Photos: Laura Vincent

Sanctuary Stories

Delilah is a special girl, a beautiful living reminder that turkeys are people too

A person in a blue flannel shirt, mask, and hat holds a cute young white turkey who seems to be looking at the camera
Photos courtesy of Zoe Rosenberg

Everyone deserves an absurdly fancy dessert on Christmas

A wreath made of stiff sweet white vegan meringue sits on a plate and is decorated with red berries and leaves
Photos: Laura Vincent

Golden vegan St. Lucia buns (aka lussekatter) made by yours truly

Double rainbow over Brihuega lavender fields in the province of Guadalajara, Spain. Photo: Juan Lopez Ruiz


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