Happy Sunday W+A friends! It was a frigid weekend filled with freezing temps, but overall we had a great few days (including snow days) to relax and get some food shopping done. I've been saving a few recipes up for some weekend trial and error attempts, but we tried our hands at some healthy everything bagels and they came out SO good! I know you see a lot of our indulgent eats on Whiskey + Aprons Instagram and Facebook pages, but believe it or not John and I eat very healthy during the week and save our splurges for the weekend. Sunday mornings call for bagels so we figured we'd attempt to whip up a guilt free version right in our very own kitchen. The recipe calls for only five ingredients and was super easy. Here's everything you'll need for the bagels.
Ingredients (yields two bagels)
1/2 c of self rising flour (we used Pilsbury)
1/2 c of nonfat greek yogurt (drained)
2 tbsp of Trader Joe's Everything But the Bagel Seasoning (or whatever topping you like)
pinch of salt
2 tbsp of egg whites
Mix together 1/2 cup of flour and 1/2 cup of nonfat yogurt in a bowl. Add a pinch of salt to mixture. The dough will be a bit crumbly until you knead it. Add four to your surface and hands and knead into a ball, dividing into two pieces. Roll both pieces into logs, about 6 inches long. Bring both sides together and pinch in the middle forming a circle. Base the bagels with an egg wash and top with seasoning. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. If using foil spray with a little nonstick spray. Back on 350 degrees for 20 minutes. For the last two minutes increase heat to 500 and bake until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool for five minutes before removing from baking sheet. If your making extras for the week, package in a ziplock bag and refrigerate until you decide to reheat or come to room temperature.
Roll into 6 inch logs
Shape into bagels and pinch at the top
The finished product came out perfect. We taste tested one and it even cut down the center like a regular bagel. Add some butter, cream cheese or make an egg sandwich. We definitely will be using this easy dough for pizzas and other breakfast recipes in the future. We kept the baking going with some delicious pumpkin cinnamon chocolate chip carrot cake muffins. I've posted this recipe a few posts back and its still one of our go tos for a healthy breakfast, dessert or snack options during the week. Check out the recipe here. We will be posting a lot more of our recipes on here to come. Make sure to check back and share with your family and friends. Have a wonderful start to the week friends + family! xx