Farmer Cheese Stuffed Everything Bagel

We took the stuffed bagel trend that’s been circulating and made it a whole lot better. How? Instead of cream cheese, we used Lifeway Farmer Cheese. Like a blended cottage cheese right from the package, our artisanal cheese gives this dish probiotics while bringing out the subtleties of the seasoning and enhancing the overall flavor. Whether for breakfast, lunch, or a snack, our Farmer Cheese Stuffed Bagel is a terrific choice that you’ll come back to again and again.

Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Need to Know

With increasing research linking the correlation between probiotics, gut health, and immunity, it’s no secret that the integrity of our gut is vital to our health. Although additional factors such as stress, antibiotic usage, and individual health conditions can contribute to the condition of our gut, a focus on healthy food choices is one of the easiest ways to support the microbiome.

Several studies have shown a strong association between the gut-brain-microbiota. Probiotics introduced to the gut have been found to support immunityimprove allergies, and improve digestion.

Studies have shown that reduced diversity of healthy gut bacteria during early years is associated with an increase in food allergies during school-age years. In addition, kefir made from whole milk helps absorb key nutrients such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is important because it helps your bones absorb calcium. It’s important to know that kefir contains a special trio: vitamin D, K, and calcium – all three crucial elements to support bone health.

Prep Time: 15 mins Servings: 2


  1. Cut slits in the bagel.
  2. Stuff the slits with Lifeway Farmer Cheese.
  3. Melt butter, garlic, Italian seasoning, and everything but the bagel seasoning. Drizzle over the Lifeway farmer cheese stuffed bagel.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes on 350 degrees. Enjoy!