Easy meals that aren't instant ramen!

Easy meals that aren't instant ramen!

On a Ramen Noodle diet? Maybe it’s all you can afford or have time to cook. These quick noodles aren't what your body needs for the results & energy you want. You need brain food & nutrition to fuel a busy lifestyle! Good news - there are cheap & easy alternatives! You don’t have to break the bank to be healthy - you just have to know what to buy. Here is an easy breakfast, lunch & dinner to replace your old meals with: 


Wahoo, only working with two main ingredients - avocado & toast! Which you can get at the market for under $10 and eat for an entire week! One of my favorite things about avocado toast is that there are so many ways to prepare it. You never have to get tired of it. Also - it takes less than 10 minutes to make it! Here is my favorite way to prepare it: 


1 avocado, mashed

2 slices whole-grain bread

2 tbsp cilantro, chopped

Juice of 1/2 lime

Salt & pepper to taste

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)

2 eggs cooked your favorite way (optional) 


Toast 2 slices of whole-grain toast until desired texture. 

In a small bowl, combine and mash the avocado, cilantro, lime, and salt + pepper to taste. 

Spread half of the mixture on each slice of toasted bread. Top with your favorite style of egg. Serve!


Get your good fat & your omega 3 in with a tuna wrap! It’s exactly what you need for a middle of the day pick-me-up! Tuna is one of my favorite fish to eat - it’s not expensive for the meal I have below:


1 can tuna, drained

1/4 cup celery, chopped 

1/4 cup green onions, chopped

2 tbsp Greek yogurt

2 tsp mustard

2 spinach tortillas (8 inches)

1 cup shredded lettuce


In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients until well combined.

Spread over mixture over tortillas.

Sprinkle with lettuce on top. 

Roll wrap up tightly in burrito style fold. 



Switch out the ramen noodles with Zucchini noodles! It takes 10 minutes longer to cook than your classic Ramen noodles. AND there are so many more benefits to eating zoodles. Just add some protein & complex carbs and you have a wholesome balanced meal! Try this recipe for dinner:


1 tbsp butter

1/2 lb jumbo shrimp (6), shelled and deveined

2 medium zucchini, cut into noodles

2 cloves garlic, chopped

2 tbsp cilantro, chopped

1 pinch red pepper flakes 

1/4 cup vegetable broth

1 tbsp lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste


Melt the butter in a pan over medium-high add shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 more minute. Set shrimp aside. 

Add the vegetable broth and lime juice to the pan, simmer for 2 minutes, add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes, before seasoning with salt and pepper, adding the shrimp, lime zest and cilantro, tossing everything and removing from the heat.


Great, now you have a whole day worth of recipes to get you through the day! The best part is that you can purchase all of these goodies without breaking the bank! On my BURN app, we have 30 new recipes each month. We make it easy so you can meal prep, which saves time & money. 

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Nicole schneck
Nicole schneck
January 26, 2021

Amazing! Thank you for posting these quick alternatives as I have been definitely one to go for a quick “ramen noodle” dinner. I will think of these alternatives the next time!

Lill Hirschfeld
Lill Hirschfeld
January 26, 2021

They’re amazing, thanks Rebecca Louise for this Recipes