Review: Kinnikinnick Soft Bagels
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May 17 2013

Review: Kinnikinnick Soft Bagels

It was just a few weeks ago that I found out and wrote a blog post about the brand new Kinnikinnick Soft Bagels.  I checked a few local stores, but was not able to find the bagels in stock yet.  The gluten-free gods must have smiled down on me because I received samples of the new bagels earlier this week. 

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Plain – Ingredients: Water, White Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Tapioca Starch, Sunflower and/or Canola Oil, Corn Starch, Cellulose, Fructose, Psyllium fiber, non-Hydrogenated Shortening (palm and/or canola oil), Yeast, Modified cellulose, Salt, Cultured corn syrup solids, citric acid, Vitamin and Mineral Blend(Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folic Acid, Iron), Enzymes

Blueberry – Ingredients: Water, White Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Tapioca Starch, Blueberries, Sunflower and/or Canola Oil, Cellulose, Corn Starch, Fructose, Psyllium fiber, non-Hydrogenated Shortening (palm and/or canola oil), Natural Flavour, Yeast, Modified cellulose, Salt, Cultured corn syrup solids, citric acid, Vitamin and Mineral Blend(Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folic Acid, Iron), Enzymes

Cinnamon Raisin – Ingredients: Water, Raisins, White Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Tapioca Starch, Sunflower and/or Canola Oil, Cellulose, Corn Starch, Fructose, Psyllium fiber, non-Hydrogenated Shortening (palm and/or canola oil), Yeast, Modified cellulose, Cinnamon, Salt, Cultured corn syrup solids, citric acid, Vitamin and Mineral Blend(Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folic Acid, Iron), Enzymes

I didn’t waste any time sampling these babies!  I had planned on a veggie burger for a fast dinner, so the plain bagel became my vehicle!

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Look at that – so bagel-y!  The outside has crisper “skin” and the inside is nice and chewy, just like a bagel should be! Breakfast was a given – blueberry bagel and cream cheese.  Before I show you my breakfast, check out the bagel after I toasted it, before I spread it with cream cheese, it is purple from all of the blueberries! 

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Seriously delicious!  I do believe that this is the first gluten-free blueberry bagel I have tried and it was spectacular!  The bagel was thick, soft and chewy and had a wonderful blueberry flavor.  Simply heaven!  Last, but not least, the Cinnamon Raisin bagel.  It was equally as impressive and tasty smeared with butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar.  What a nice treat! 

In addition to being gluten-free, these bagels are also vegan, dairy- and nut-free.  The bagels come 4 to a package and are priced at $5.99/package.  They are currently available on the Kinnikinnick website and will be shipping to their distributors over the next few weeks.  Remember that Kinnikinnick offers flat rate shipping for $10, so make sure to stock up on your favorites.

Have you tried the new Kinnikinnick Soft Bagels? 

*These bagels were sent to be free of charge for review purposes.  The thoughts and opinions shared here are mine and have not been influenced by anyone or anything.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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  1. Celiac daughter gave these a big thumbs-up. She loves them toasted, but says they’re also great — and 100 per cent “bagel-y” — straight from the bag. She rates them much higher than Udi or Glutino, our previous choices. Kinnikinnick has raised the bar with all of its soft breads, buns and — now — bagels.

  2. Celiac daughter gave these a big thumbs-up. She loves them toasted, but says they’re also great — and 100 per cent “bagel-y” — straight from the bag. She rates them much higher than Udi or Glutino, our previous choices. Kinnikinnick has raised the bar with all of its soft breads, buns and — now — bagels.

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