Low Carb Gluten Free Bagels

WE GET IT. Breakfast is the most wonderful part of the day. We are constantly looking for new, delicious breakfast options while ensuring we start our days off in a healthy way. We were in New York last week for work and felt inspired to make our own bagel recipe to have a taste of NYC at home. These low carb, gluten free bagels will become a staple to your breakfast menus. AND they are protein packed. And look cute on Instagram. And are delicious. What more could you ask for?

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Low Carb Bagels

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 egg whites, separated
  • 1 ½ cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt

Optional Toppings: everything bagel seasoning, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, dried garlic flakes, dried onion flakes, cinnamon sugar, sea salt, etc.

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Place parchment paper or a silpat on a baking sheet. If using parchment paper, spray with oil to avoid sticking. If you have a donut pan, spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk one egg white until frothy (about 2-3 minutes), fold in Greek yogurt until fully combined.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder and salt and whisk well. Add the yogurt and egg white mixture and mix with a fork or spatula until well combined.
  4. Lightly dust a parchment lined work surface with coconut or almond flour and remove dough from the bowl, knead the dough a few times until dough is tacky, but not sticky, about 15 turns. If it seems to be too sticky, add more coconut or almond flour.
  5. Divide into 4 equal balls. Poke a hole in the center of each ball and then stretch it slightly to make form the dough into a bagel. Place bagels on prepared baking sheet or in donut pan molds.
  6. Top each bagel with egg white wash and sprinkle with seasoning of your choice. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool at least 15 minutes before cutting. Keep bagels refrigerated.

 

NUTRITION INFORMATION Yield: 4 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 300, Total Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 1.9g, Cholesterol: 0.9mg, Sodium: 399mg, Total Carbohydrates: 10g, Dietary Fiber: 5.6g, Total Sugars: 2.5g, Protein: 13.1g

Let us know what you think of this recipe in the comments below!

XO,

Amanda and Christina

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