Prepare this hearty but not heavy nutrient-packed soup in half an hour.
There are shortcuts to nutritious meals. Try canned hearty vegetable soup, pasta with tomato sauce and cheese, frozen dinners and precut veggies. Add a salad and milk or yogurt to round out the meal. Having food on hand to make a meal is often the biggest hurdle, so stock up on basics.
It takes too long to prepare a nutritious meal.