low carb : bagels

February 14, 2020



Bagels are everywhere: in the bakeshop, coffee shop, supermarket, and every food store around. But do you know what’s the best bagel? The best bagel is the diet-friendly one, freshly made out of your own hands. This recipe for a low-carb bagel made out of coconut flour Fat Head Dough will surely be a hit breakfast or snack item at your dining table.


Makes: 6 bagels



  • 3 beaten large eggs

  • 60 grams or about ½ cup of coconut flour

  • 2 tablespoons aluminum-free baking powder 

  • 55 grams or 2 ounces of cream cheese

  • 250 grams or about 2 ½ cups of shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter (you have the option to add a bit more if needed and use unsalted to reduce sodium)





  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare a baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. In a small bowl, combine coconut flour and baking powder, then set aside.

  3. For one minute, melt the mozzarella cheese and baking powder in high-power microwave. Stir, then put back in the high-power microwave for another minute. After which, stir again.

  4. Add in beaten eggs, butter, and coconut flour mixture until dough is formed. It is necessary that the dough is a bit wet and sticky. If dough is dry, add in another egg or more butter.

  5. Cut dough into 6 pieces. Roll out each piece and form a bagel shape by connecting the ends.

  6. Place them on the baking pan with parchment paper. Bake at 400°F for 12 to 16 minutes or until they are lightly brown.




Serving Size: 1 bagel

Total Net Carbs: 4g

Total Fat: 16g

Total Protein: 14g 

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