I don't know what part of the work you lurk from, but I have made up some
instant soup mixes from ingredients found at my local health food store,
and I think most of these same ingredients are available in the health food
section of most supermarkets.
Instant dehydrated bean flakes, pinto or black
Instant TVP chili
I use equal portions of each. Add hot water to acheive the consistency you
want, stir, let stand a couple minutes. Eat. We actually take this along
on trips to Europe, etc, for emergency rations. Have even re-hydrated it
with hot tap water, not the best but when you are hungry, it works.
If you have a refrigerator at work, buy a tup of miso paste. Add a
spoonful to a mug of hot water and you have a nice snack.
EcoVillage Ithaca, NY looking for people to help plan,
and live in, the second neighborhood group. for info:
http://www.cfe.cornell.edu/ecovillage/ or jrg14@xxxxxxxxxxx