Protein Bagels

It’s Sunday. What does that mean? Baking adventure!  I cooked so much today.  I felt compelled in my soul to just whip one thing up and then the next and then the next!  We had these protein bagels, then for a snack protein banana sorbet, and for lunch there was hearty vegetable soup with lentil penne.  So much goodness.  

In the afternoon I did a sweaty asana practice of “Core x20” by Yoga_Girl on her OneOeight platform, and some Chaturanga practice on Ekhart Yoga platform.  After that I gulped down some water and collapsed on our bed in the sun.  I feel good.  I moved, I cooked nutritious foods, I rested.  Today was a good day.  

Oh and yesterday was a good day too.  We signed our new lease, found an amazing low-key gluten free cafรฉ in walking distance to our new apartment, had tomato, basil, mozzarella, and balsamic glaze sandwiches on baguettes (gluten free  ๐Ÿฅ–), and enjoyed  quality time with Keith.  It was a good weekend.  My arms are sore, but it all feels good.

Anyway.  Now onto the Bagels. This recipe needs a little work, I think more Parmesan cheese will help the consistency.  They came out great, I just know they can be better.  There’s room for improvement.  If you figure out a good adjustment let me know!

๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿฉ  (Why isn’t there a bagel emoji?)

Get out your mixing bowl (one large bowl only) and make these PROTEIN BAGELS

They came out wonderfully for a first attempt.

Protein Bagels
This recipe makes 4 bagels ๐Ÿ”ท 10 minutes to prepare ๐Ÿ”น 16-18 minutes to bake.

Batter:

โž–1 cup quest multipurpose mix protein powder

โž–4 egg whites

โž–1/2 cup almond meal (I used almond flour)

โž–1/4 cup brown rice flour

โž–1/8 teaspoon salt

โž–1 teaspoon baking powder

โž–2 tablespoons water

 โž–1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Topping:

โž–1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds

โž–1/2 teaspoon chia seeds

โž–1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions:

๐Ÿ”บPreheat oven to 325F.

๐Ÿ”บAdd all batter ingredients to a bowl and mix until incorporated.

๐Ÿ”บSpray donut pan with cooking spray.

๐Ÿ”บAdd dough to a ziplock bag, and pipe into pan.

๐Ÿ”บSprinkle “everything” topping on bagels.

๐Ÿ”บBake for 16-18 minutes, turning pan halfway through baking. 

๐Ÿ”บLet cool for 2-3 minutes, then serve plain, with butter or cream cheese, or use to make an egg sandwich or avocado toast.

AND be amazed that each one has roughly 230 calories ๐Ÿ”ถ made up of 25 grams of protein ๐Ÿ”ถ 12 grams of carbs ๐Ÿ”ถ 9 grams of fat!

Here’s the macro-breakdown on my Losit app.

Macro-Breakdown

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