Cajun Garlic Ramen

Something tells us you’re going to instantly fall in love with Cajun Garlic Ramen. The saltiness of the soy sauce is balanced with sweet brown sugar, spices, and a splash of tangy #kefir. As we inch closer to the spring equinox the days are getting longer, but there’s still a slight chill in the air so a comforting bowl of hot, steaming noodles will help to keep you warm. Cayenne and smoked paprika both contain capsaicin, a compound full of antioxidants that protect cells in the body from damaging free radicals. Garlic, a plant related to the onion family, is high in vitamin B6 and manganese. It is often used to combat the common cold because its vitamin C content supports a healthy immune system. Kefir is an all-natural, fermented dairy drink that’s up to 99% free of lactose and has calcium, vitamin D, and 11 grams of protein per serving to support strong muscles and healthy immunity.

Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Actually Need to Know

With increasing research linking the correlation between probiotics, gut health, and immunity, it’s no secret that the integrity of our gut is vital to our health. Although additional factors such as stress, antibiotic usage, and individual health conditions can contribute to the condition of our gut, a focus on healthy food choices is one of the easiest ways to support the microbiome.

Several studies have shown a strong association between the gut-brain-microbiota. Probiotics introduced to the gut have been found to support immunityimprove allergies, and improve digestion.

Studies have shown that reduced diversity of healthy gut bacteria during early years is associated with an increase in food allergies during school-age years. In addition, kefir made from whole milk helps absorb key nutrients such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is important because it helps your bones absorb calcium. It’s important to know that kefir contains a special trio: vitamin D, K, and calcium – all three crucial elements to support bone health.

Servings: 1 - 2


  1. Mix all spices together with soy sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Boil ramen noodles till cooked, drain, and set aside to cool.
  3. Boil ramen noodles till cooked, drain, and set aside to cool.
  4. Add in cooked ramen noodles.
  5. Spoon in soy-spice mixture over the garlic buttered ramen.
  6. Stir everything together and turn the heat down low as you pour in whole milk kefir.
  7. Remove from heat and swirl noodles into a bowl and top with fresh chives and parsley. Enjoy!