Chocolate Cherry Overnight Oats

These overnight oats make the perfect on the go breakfast!  Not only that, they taste delicious like dessert but they are packed with fiber and will keep you satisfied until lunch time!

Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil

Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



  1. In a jar, combine the oats and cocoa powder, put the lid on and shake it to evenly distribute powder.
  2. Add the oat milk, maple syrup, chia seeds, vanilla and sea salt, and stir well to combine, then stir in the cherries.
  3. Let sit at least 30 minutes to absorb the liquid, or overnight covered in the refrigerator.

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Recipe Type

  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Breakfast

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Easy