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Bagel For Breakfast: What Should You Put on Top?

Who doesn't love a soft and chewy bagel on the weekend? I don't care that they're full of carbs, since our bodies need them for energy. Plus I try to go for whole grain bagels anyway, so they're healthier than ones made with white flour. I also try to choose healthy spreads like low fat cream cheese and peanut butter, but sometimes I can't help but go for sugary jams and butter. Let's see how these bagel toppings compare.


Bagel For Breakfast: What Should You Put on Top?

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oofhgoo oofhgoo 9 years
Cream cheese... The people's cheese.
bluiedgrl bluiedgrl 9 years
I eat my cinnamon raisin bagel plain and untoasted.
smellen smellen 9 years
3/4, also missed the maple walnut raisin question. well, i am a savory type of bagel person, but i've really cut back lately. used to get them almost once a week, now they are a definite occasional treat, and always a veggie cream cheese with either an asiago or everything bagel. YUMMERS!
ella1978 ella1978 9 years
I agree with a couple posters here. NOTHING beats a whole wheat bagel with peanut butter. I like to use the smuckers natural, so much better than the sugary likes of say JIF. Yum.
ewells ewells 9 years
i like my bagels with hummus and veggies! delicious substitute for cream cheese.
ktgrl1818 ktgrl1818 9 years
2/4 i only like bagels with either peanut butter or smokes salmon cream cheese.yum. but i rarely eat bagels.
fleurfairy fleurfairy 9 years
I love bagels but I hardly ever have them. Nothing beats Philly cream cheese or just regular butter.
Beachwalker Beachwalker 9 years
god, I sucked on that one!! If I have a bagel for breakfast, I have one half of one, toasted, and lots of peanut butter!
kjjbfiles kjjbfiles 9 years
1/4-Ouch, and I used to work in a bagel joint.
Kazagirl Kazagirl 9 years
wahooo 0/4. I rarely eat bagels anyway.
mara_viajera mara_viajera 9 years
I save my bagels for lunch on the weekends. 1 tbsp herbed spreadable goat cheese, tomato and avocado slices on a toasted bagel. Heaven!
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I thought maple walnut cream cheese would have more calories than regular, but maybe it has fewer calories because it's whipped. I don't actually like bagels much, but when I do eat them I like the raisin ones with a bit of butter and cinnamon sugar. I also sometimes like a good whole grain bagel with a schmear of garden veggie cream cheese...yum!!!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
3/4, I like my plain thanks. :)
VicVicVictooriaa VicVicVictooriaa 9 years
and i love egg bagels with cream cheese and doritos they are the best and a long beach staple.
VicVicVictooriaa VicVicVictooriaa 9 years
those bagels in the picture are quite bagels are huge and dont have giant holes Loveee NY
meko01 meko01 9 years
Sounds strange but I put Laughing Cow light swiss on my bagel, nice cheesy and creamy and not high in calories
gumdrops334 gumdrops334 9 years
The perfect bagel--with lox and whipped cream cheese. Too bad it's so unhealthy...if I have it, its a treat :)
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
I missed all of these, but I would never put those things on my bagel anyway (except maybe the lox). I stick to light cream cheese, plain flavor.
leoladie23 leoladie23 9 years
i have a bagel with cream cheese every day for lunch. i love it =]
ImJessica ImJessica 9 years
Bagels are a triumph of mankind. I love the Olde Earth Health Crunch ones - and they have that whole grain label you mentioned the other day. And they're so good with some organic peanut butter on top.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Just finished my multi-grain bagel topped with peanut butter--a real Saturday morning treat.
emalove emalove 9 years
I'm a big bagel fan and I almost always top mine off with whipped cream cheese. I also love veggie and honey nut cream cheese. I sometimes go for butter too, though...but never jelly. I hate it.
DreaAST DreaAST 9 years
I love bagels. I use I Can't Believe It's Not Butter zero calorie spray butter. Soooo good!
JudyRie JudyRie 9 years
When I do have bagels at home, I usually have whole wheat, and top them with almond butter. That's gotta be better than most of the choices given. But I LOVE bagels and cream cheese, too - just don't eat them often.
imLissy imLissy 9 years
mmmm, lox. But you can taste the salt so I end up drining like 3 big glasses of water
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