Heat olive oil in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add onion and garlic and sauté until onions are translucent, about 4 minutes.
Add in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, cooked quinoa, water, and mix together.
Add all of the spices including the sugar and salt and pepper. Add more cayenne pepper for desired spice. Mix together well.
Bring mixture just to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer, cover pot and allow to simmer 30 minutes.
Add kidney beans and lime juice until heated through, about 5 more minutes.