Yummy Plant Based Broth



6 cups purified water

1 bag frozen stir fry vegetables (or fresh soup vegetables of your choice)

1/2 diced red onion

1 clove garlic

3 portabella mushroom caps, diced

1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

1/8 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt (adjust to your own taste)

Dash or two of cayenne and/or chipotle peppers

2 tablespoons coconut liquid aminos

1 tablespoon Irish moss gel

1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil


1. Mix water, vegetables, mushrooms, and seasoning in a glass or stainless steel pot. Adjust the spices according to your taste.

2. Bring to a rapid boil and cook for one hour.

3. Turn off heat.

4. Add liquid coconut aminos, irish moss gel, and extra virgin olive oil to the broth.

5. Mix with a whisk.

6. Place a lid on the pot and allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes.

7. Serve as is or use as a base for a pot of greens or pho. You can strain it or leave the veggies and shrooms in.


Author: Sherrice Sledge-Thomas

Sherrice Sledge-Thomas is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer at Herb Culture University. She's known as the Suburban Herbalista because her place of residence along with her life experiences have shaped her unique brand of herbalism. Sherrice's herbal studies are rooted in experiences with her "rootworking" grandmother and a host of wise women in her community. To compliment her grassroots herbalist education, she earned a Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a focus on Women's Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Franklin University with a focus on Organizational Leadership and Management. Over the years, she's obtained a variety of certifications in the learning, leadership development, and change management space to compliment her holistic health work. This is the reason many of her certification programs and workshops incorporate elements of strategic planning and execution. Sherrice is the mother of three handsome young men. She enjoys meditation, yoga, and free-spirited dancing.

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