Homemade DIY Instant Noodle Cups Recipe. Looking to up your meal prep game? These healthy, budget-friendly make ahead meals are great for families to make for the week. Great lunch ideas to pack for work or dinner on the go, for adults and kids! Use your favorite noodles; soba, udon, yakisoba, spaghetti, fettuccine, rice, shirataki, vermicelli, or maifun, then add your favorite proteins (try chicken or beef) or keep it vegetarian with your favorite vegetables.