Start the most important meal of the day with a hearty bagel on National Bagel Day, which falls on February 9. While we love a classic, plain bagel with cream cheese, there’s so many other ways to top your bagel that make it even more enjoyable. Here are just a few ideas!
Cranberry Orange Cream Cheese
Photo and recipe via Cupcakes & Kale Chips
Forget about classic cream cheese, this cranberry orange cream cheese recipe will make your bagel that much better. We love a good cranberry orange combo and this one does not disappoint. Get the recipe here.


Everything Bagel Hummus
Photo and recipe via Hungry by Nature 
Top your bagel with this everything bagel hummus. No, we’re not just talking about any hummus. This has the flavoring of an everything bagel mixed into hummus. Now, we’re talking. Happy National Bagel Day to the cowgirl who tops their bagel with this! Yum. Get the recipe here.


Bagel Egg in a Hole with Smashed Avocado
Photo and recipe via Well Plated 
Instead of your typical egg in a hole on toast, try it out on a bagel. Then add some smashed avocado on top and you’ve got yourself a heart, delicious and filling breakfast! Get the recipe here.


Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Spread
Photo and recipe via Diana Rambles 
This combination is dynamite. If you love bacon and ranch, then this cream cheese combo will blow your mind–or taste buds. Not only is it full of zesty flavor, it’s easy peasy to whip up. Just a few ingredients and your on your way to an amazing bagel spread for National Bagel Day. Get the recipe here.


Smoked Salmon Bagel Dip
Photo and recipe via Martha Stewart 
Are you a fan of lox on your bagel? Then this smoked salmon bagel dip will brighten up your National Bagel Day. It has all the fixings of a typical bagel with lox, capers and cream cheese, just a little smokier and even more delicious. Get the recipe here.