As the peak of summer approaches, we inevitably fall into a breakfast rut. Our go-to oatmeal gives us heat stroke, blended smoothies wake up the neighbors, and standard cereal leaves us snacking a half-hour later. Enter the endlessly adaptable, highly portable breakfast toast. We're not talking about your run of the mill bread and butter combo or the decadent, sugar coma-inducing toasts we save for weekends, but hearty, savory toasts that balance a crisp crunch with a creamy topping. So scour your pantry and heat the toaster oven -- here are eight savory toasts to bolster your breakfast.
Sharp Cheddar and Mustardy Greens Breakfast Sandwich photo by fiveandspice; all other photos by James Ransom.