When you really crave ramen, you can avoid the high-sodium, nutrient-deficient variety with our top noodle picks.
Here’s to a More Nutritious Noodle Bowl
Our ramen noodles offer dietary fiber, plant protein, and a whole host of essential vitamins and minerals for a healthier nutrient package in every bite. Many are low-carb and gluten-free as well. Just add your favorite lower-sodium broth, veggies, and protein for a warm, hearty meal that hits all the major food groups.
Top Ramen Noodle Brands
Learn about all the nutritious noodle goodness you can find from our best-selling ramen brands:
Lotus Foods makes rice-based Asian noodles like ramen and pad thai. These products are crafted from a diverse range of heirloom rice varieties like black “forbidden” rice and whole-grain brown rice, and enhanced with colorful ingredients like wakame and bamboo extract.
The customer favorite from the Thrive label is our gluten-free, soy-free shirataki wonder noodles. You can also take home your own ramen meal kit featuring noodles, protein-rich broth and all the other flavorful ingredients you need for a full-on noodle night.
Best Ramen Noodles
Get ramen-ready with our top-rated instant noodle cups and easy meal kits:
Thrive Market Ramen Night Kit
Host a ramen night in with friends (or just make some for yourself!) with our ready-to-go ramen kit. It includes four products from our own label — slurpable wonder noodles, chicken bone broth, nori, and tofu — and is ready to garnish with your favorite toppings.
Lotus Foods Tom Yum Instant Noodle Cup
For a yummy meal in minutes, try this easy-prep Tom Yum noodle cup. It’s made with organic brown rice noodles and gets a mild kick from chili peppers, lime, and lemongrass.
Organic, Sustainably Sourced Ramen Noodles
The all-natural ingredients found in these ramen noodles are sustainably harvested and selected through fair-trade methods:
Lotus Foods Organic Jade Pearl Rice Ramen
This gluten-free take on Japanese-style noodles is made with rice flour and bamboo extract, rather than wheat. Perfect for quick meals, this rice ramen is ready to eat in just four minutes.
Lotus Foods Gluten-Free Millet & Brown Rice Ramen with Miso Soup
Another great gluten-free choice, hearty rice, and millet noodles offer a rich, nutty flavor. Prepare them with the lower-sodium miso soup seasoning and add your favorite veggies and proteins to make it a meal.
Healthy Cooking Tips for Ramen Lovers
A steaming bowl of ramen noodles isn’t just comforting and delicious — it’s often a quick, healthy, and inexpensive meal as well. Try these equally affordable and nutritious recipe ideas on our blog:
Two Weeks’ Worth of Thrifty Vegan Recipes
Check out our roundup of 14 fresh and frugal vegan meal ideas for your lunches or dinners over the next couple of weeks. These will keep your grocery bills low and your nutritional intake high.
Video Guide to Cooking Healthy on a Budget
You don’t have to break the bank when planning out healthy meals. Watch our video that covers the best ways to plan out your meals in a way that’s good for you and for your bank account.
Quick Tips for Making One-Pot Meals
Ramen is one of the best one-pot meals we know of — and one of the tastiest, too! But you can expand your recipe repertoire with more healthy, easy meal ideas for the stockpot, sheet pan, or skillet.