Delicious and Healthy Black Forest Overnight Oats

Delicious and Healthy Black Forest Overnight Oats

Start your day with a nutritious and indulgent treat with our Black Forest Overnight Oats. Combining the rich flavors of dark cherries, cocoa, and Wood's Vermont Vanilla Bean Maple Syrup, this recipe offers a delightful balance of taste and health benefits. Easy to prepare and perfect for busy mornings, these overnight oats are like having dessert for breakfast!

Health Benefits:

Almond Milk: Almond milk is low in calories and rich in vitamins D and E. It’s also a great source of calcium, promoting strong bones and teeth.

Almond Butter: Packed with healthy fats, protein, and fiber, almond butter helps keep you full and satisfied. It’s also a good source of vitamin E, magnesium, and antioxidants.

Cherry Preserves: Cherries are high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. They can help reduce muscle soreness, improve sleep, and support heart health.

Cocoa Powder: Rich in flavonoids, cocoa powder supports heart health, reduces inflammation, and improves brain function. It’s also a great source of iron, magnesium, and antioxidants.

Wood's Vermont Vanilla Bean Maple Syrup: This premium maple syrup is infused with real vanilla beans, adding a luxurious flavor to any dish. It provides a variety of nutrients, including antioxidants, manganese, and zinc. As a natural sweetener, it offers a healthier alternative to refined sugar, enhancing the taste of your overnight oats without the guilt.

Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats: Oats are high in fiber, particularly beta-glucan, which helps reduce cholesterol levels and improve heart health. They also provide a good amount of protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Dark Sweet Cherries: These cherries are rich in vitamins C and A, potassium, and antioxidants. They support immune function, reduce inflammation, and promote healthy skin.

Greek or Coconut Yogurt: Yogurt is a great source of protein, calcium, and probiotics. Recent research has highlighted the significant impact of gut health on overall well-being. Probiotics in yogurt help maintain a healthy balance of gut bacteria, which is linked to improved mental health and a reduction in bodily inflammation. A healthy gut can enhance mood, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, and lower the risk of chronic inflammation-related diseases​ (Oxford Academic)​ .


These Black Forest Overnight Oats are a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. Combining the health benefits of almond milk, almond butter, cherries, cocoa, and Wood's Vermont Vanilla Bean Maple Syrup, this recipe is both indulgent and good for you. Prepare them the night before for a quick, satisfying breakfast that feels like a treat.

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