Foods such as rice, beans and potatoes are staples in most people’s diets because they are inexpensive, healthy and tasty. Sometimes simplicity is the way to go when it comes to preparing these dishes, there are nights when a baked potato with a bit of butter is all you need to make a great meal. Still, eating the same food repeatedly can become very monotonous. Fortunately, a few small changes can make even these staple foods a new food experience.
Rice and beans are a great natural combination in a diet as they naturally complement each other in terms of nutrients, protein and vitamins. They also lend themselves to a variety of dishes that can be easily prepared and quite tasty as well.
For example, try using chili beans with rice for a change of pace meal. If you are a vegetarian almost every grocery store offers a bean only version of canned chili. Continue reading Staple Foods Can Still Be a Fun Meal