dried fig bread El Pajarero


Today we would like to talk about the benefits our fig bread provides, what ingredients it contains and why it's good for your health.


Dried figs, even if they can be eaten alone, they can also be enjoyed as a base for other foods, as it's the case in "Fig bread El Pajarero

which, besides containing dried figs also contains nuts, almonds, sultana raisins, cinnamon and anise grains. It's considered a great option for those who are looking for a healthy, tasty and natural snack.


All these ingredients make it an energetic and toning food that contains many health benefits, specially, it can help improve digestive health and issues with constipation.


With its compact dough and its delicious flavor, fig bread is the perfect snack for anyone who is looking for a gluten free, vegan or vegetarian option because even though it's called "fig bread" it doesn't actually contain any wheat.


10 Benefits that the fig bread El Pajarero provides


For this occasion, and so as not to make it too long, we'll only be talking about the ten main benefits of fig bread with dried fruits, but there are many more, no doubt about it. In another article we'll go into more details about it.


1. It gives you energy and vitality, it's perfect to start the day or to give you a burst of energy between meals.


2. Fig bread is rich in fiber, which makes it an excellent solution for constipation issues.


3. Eating it before a meal can help control hunger and cravings during the main course.


4. If you are an athlete, exercise often or require a lot of energy, its calories make it an ideal snack.


5. Fig bread contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, E, and vitamin K. It is also rich in potassium, iron and calcium.


6. It does not contain gluten or lactose, so it can be consumed by people with celiac disease or intolerance without any risk.


7. Fig bread is a food with beneficial properties for intestinal traffic and health in general, so its regular consumption can be very positive.


8. It provides energy, minerals and fiber, which in turn helps cardiovascular function.


9. If you have iron deficiency, it can be a good natural remedy.


10. Dried figs provide an important amount of antioxidants that support the immune system.


Fig bread with nuts is a perfect snack for any time of day or night. Besides the benefits it offers for our health it's a good option for those who are looking for alternatives that come from healthy ingredients. Another important point is that they contain a very high nutritional value that doesn't get lost, since it's been proven dried figs can be preserved for long periods of time.


Nonetheless, if you've got any health issues, it's important that you check in with your doctor if this is a favorable food for you.


Let us know if you've already tried it! ;)

Pancake with dried figs and apple


Every sunrise is a new beginning, so why not start the day with something special? This morning, we challenge you to prepare pancakes with dried figs and apples. They're sweet, nutritious and, best of all, quick and easy to make! Forget about flour, sugar and milk. All you need are a few simple ingredients and about 10 minutes. And since we'll prepare them in a skillet, you don't have to wait for the oven to heat up.


Let's get cooking!


Ingredients for two servings (for a 18cm diameter pan)

  • 3 dried figs El Pajarero
  • 3 tablespoons of oatmeal (30 g)
  • half a teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 egg (or 2 egg whites)
  • Half an apple cut into thin slices
  • Cinnamon to taste



First of all, combine the oat flakes with the baking powder, add the egg and mix. We'll get a semi-liquid preparation.

Heat a non-stick frying pan and place the mixture.

Cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut the dried figs and apples.

Take the lid off and spread the apple slices all around, following a circular pattern, add the dried figs and sprinkle some cinnamon on top.


Cover again and let it cook for 4 or 5 minutes more.


Meanwhile, enjoy the appetizing aroma of cinnamon and figs cooking while they slowly expand in your pan.


Ready to try this delicious and nutritious recipe?

Serve and enjoy it warm with freshly brewed tea or coffee.

Let us know how it turned out on our social networks! We look forward to hearing your opinion.