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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 rather hearty, savory toasts that balance a crisp crunch with a creamy topping. So, scour your pantry and heat your toaster oven; here are eight savory toasts to bolster your breakfast.