Classic Vegan Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

Ingredients:

4 cups vegetable broth
3 cups water
1 large white onion
1/4 cup fresh ginger
3 pods of star anise
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
3 tablespoons soy sauce
(optional) 1 serving nori or wakame seaweed
12 oz flat rice noodles
1/4 cup fresh mint, basil, and/or cilantro
1-2 red or green chilies
4 green onions
3 limes

Directions: