Beans are a go-to pantry staple for salad and quick meals. Canned are quick, but dried tend to have less sodium and are more cost effective.
Bulgur Salad with Edamame and Cherry Tomatoes
The vitamin C from lemon juice aids in iron absorption. Round out the meal with grilled chicken, lemony hummus, and toasted 100-percent whole-wheat pita wedges. Substitute fresh-shelled fava beans for edamame, if you like. Fava beans also supply protein, fiber, and B vitamins.