~Saute garlic, leeks, scallions, peppers, mushrooms to hot oil, season with any fresh herbs you are using today.
~Add the rest of vegetables. Adding the leafy greens 1st and letting them simmer down is helpful.
~Add any vegetable water (if you've chopped the night before and stored vegetables in water), mushrooms and mushroom water to the broth.
~Cook for 10-15 minutes. Salt to taste.