Hack Your Way To Healthier Ramen

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Ramen noodles are a staple of many college diets — maybe you’ve had a bit of it in your day?? The store-bought kind can be pretty unhealthy, though (oh hiii, sodium), so here are some easy tricks to hack your way to a healthier ramen.


1 package ramen
dash of olive oil
1 garlic clove
1 tsp ginger
2 cups chicken stock
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tablespoons white miso paste


  1. Boil water for noodles.
  2. In a small pot, heat some oil and saute garlic and ginger until fragrant.
  3. Add chicken stock, soy sauce and sugar and stir. Bring to a boil, add miso paste, turn down to simmer and cook until miso is melted.
  4. Meanwhile, cook noodles just 30 seconds shy of what package tells you. Finish noodles off in soup.
  5. Turn soup out into bowl, top and ENJOY!

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Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (12, 10 and 7). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}