With the holidays upon us, I wanted to have some options for breakfast that would not derail my progress. I have seen Keto Bagels on Instagram and had to give them a try.
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I absolutely love the ketogenic diet and have had great success since starting back
I did not think I was that much of a bread person - until I stopped eating it! It was one of those mindless side dishes I always grabbed and never really thought about.
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First, let me just say these do not have the exact texture or consistency of real bagels. They are a bit heavier but have much more flavor.
In the past I could easily polish off an entire bagel... with these, I can only eat half... especially once I cover it with butter and cream cheese... did I mention I love keto!?
The outsides get nice and crunchy while the inside stays soft - so perfect! You can even toast them to melt the cheese on top!
I plan to make a couple batches of these to keep in the freezer to pull out Christmas morning. Since everyone comes to our house and my family often asks about the keto diet, I think this is a perfect way to show them that you can just make a few modifications to the food you already love and still be successful. Total win-win!
I plugged this recipe into my favorite Keto Calculator App - Carb Manager - and it came up with the following macros:
Each Low Carb Bagel has 5 net carbs, 8 total carbs, 4 g fiber, 21 g fat, 15 g protein, and 281 calories.
Note: With any Keto Recipe you want to make sure you scan and calculate your specific ingredients as exact macros many vary depending on brands!
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 2 ½ cups of mozzarella cheese
- 3 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons of melted butter
- ½ cups coconut flour
- 2 ounces cream cheese
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Lay foil or parchment paper on large cookie sheet.
- Combine the coconut flour and baking powder in a bowl. Set aside.
- Then, take the mozzarella and cream cheese and melt together in the microwave - stirring often.
- Stir in eggs, butter, and coconut mix until dough like.
- If the dough is dry add another egg.
- Roll out 6 pieces and make sure each piece is connecting to form a bagel shape. Place bagels onto cookie sheet.
- Bake for 12-16 minutes.
- Let cool before serving.
Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 295Total Fat 22gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 150mgSodium 638mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 16g