You're expending more energy during the summer than you think! (As your mother, it's my job to tell you this.)
Whether you're trudging to the pool, tending to the garden, or sitting inside an office building, furiously rubbing your goose-bumped arms to fend off the A.C.'s chill, it can take a lot out of you. So you're going to need some extra fuel to get you through the day. A piece of watermelon isn't just going to cut it. (I repeat: As your mother, it's my job to tell you this.)
Here are 18 recipes—some you can make ahead of time (on Sunday, perhaps?), others are more last-minute, lazy weekend sorts of deals—to power the Energizer Bunny within (even deep, deep within).
Make à la minute (like, on the weekend):
And last but not least... (You'll need to start the dough for this one ahead of time, but you'll want to bake the final bread once you're close to ready.)
What's your best stick-to-your-ribs summer breakfast? Tell us in the comments.