The Best Vegan Bagel Toppings

Updated on February 8, 2019
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Cream Cheese Alternatives?

For most Americans, the most popular bagel topping is cream cheese. But vegans must find alternatives for their morning breakfast. Here are some delicious vegan topping ideas for you.

Topping #1: Peanut Butter, Apple Slices, and Dark Chocolate

Start your day out right with a healthy serving of carbohydrates, fats, and protein by topping a bagel with vegan dark chocolate chunks, natural peanut butter, and apple slices. It's delicious and provides sustainable energy.

Ingredients

  • 1 bagel of choice
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegan dark chocolate, crushed

Instructions

  1. Toast the bagel, if desired.
  2. Spread the peanut butter evenly over the sliced bagel.
  3. Layer the apple slices.
  4. Sprinkle with the dark chocolate.
  5. Enjoy.

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Topping #2: Avocado, Wax Peppers, and Vegan Cream Cheese

A bagel topped with fresh avocado slices, tangy wax peppers, and creamy vegan cream cheese makes for the perfect breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 bagel of choice
  • 2 tablespoons vegan cream cheese
  • 1-2 wax peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice and toast the bagel.
  2. Spread the vegan cream cheese on the bagel.
  3. Layer with the avocado and wax peppers.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.

This is a very portable bagel. The bagel can be served open-face, or it can be turned into a sandwich.

Calories in a Bagel

Bagels come in all shapes and sizes, and can be store-bought or homemade. The typical homemade variety, which is free of preservatives and additives, ranges from 150-230 calories. Bagels purchased at grocery stores or cafes can have many more calories. These range from 200-400 calories. For example, a plain bagel from Starbucks is 280 calories.

Topping #3: Veggie Burger

The ultimate meal when it comes to the bagel is to make a burger. Vegans can choose their favorite veggie burger patty and sandwich it between the slices.

Ingredients

  • 1 bagel of choice
  • 1 veggie patty, cooked
  • Veggies for toppings
  • Condiments as desired.

Instructions

  1. Prep all of your ingredients.
  2. Use the bagel as you would a burger bun.
  3. Eat.

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Topping #4: Hummus, Spinach, and Red Bell Pepper

Top a bagel with veggies and hummus. It is full of fiber, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.

Ingredients

  • 1 bagel of choice
  • 2 tbsp hummus
  • A handful of spinach
  • Slice red bell pepper strips

Instructions

  1. Toast the bagel.
  2. Spread the hummus over the bagel.
  3. Top with bell pepper and spinach.
  4. Eat open-faced or as a sandwich.

Vegan cheese is a fantastic substitute for traditional cream cheese
Vegan cheese is a fantastic substitute for traditional cream cheese | Source

Topping #5: Vegan Butter, Sliced Berries, and Cinnamon

For a fruity and spicy variation, top with berries and cinnamon. Add a little vegan butter for that extra oomph.

Ingredients

  • 1 bagel
  • Sliced blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries
  • 1 tsp. vegan butter
  • a dash of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Toast the bagel.
  2. Spread the butter on both sides.
  3. Add the berries and cinnamon.

Other Delectable Vegan Toppings

Bagels can be topped in plenty of ways. Here are several more vegan topping ideas:

  • Cashew butter and blackberry jam
  • Almond butter and banana slices
  • Sliced vegan sausage, sauerkraut, and pepper
  • Vegan bacon, lettuce, avocado, and tomato
  • Marinara, sauteed mushrooms, and dried herbs
  • Baked tofu slices and hot sauce
  • Blueberries, lemon juice, and cinnamon

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