Pink beans are popular in Caribbean countries. They have a rich, meaty flavor and can be used in place of pinto beans or red kidney beans.
Quinoa is classified as a "superfood," containing protein, fiber and vitamins and minerals including magnesium, iron and zinc. It's gluten-free. Click here to read all about the nutrition benefits of quinoa.
There are many types of quinoa, but the ones you're most likely to run across in your local grocery store are white quinoa and red quinoa. White quinoa has a mild taste, like rice. Red quinoa tends to be a little heavier with more of a nutty flavor.
So easy to make. Change up the grains or experiment with different beans, if you'd like. You have an easy weeknight dinner with ingredients that can always be on hand in your stocked pantry.