Digital Kitchen Scale & Nutritionist Consultation Giveaway

Here’s your chance to win a digital kitchen scale

In many other countries ingredients used in cooking and baking are weighed because 50 grams of all-purpose flour is always 50 grams of flour.

However, depending on how you measure it in a measuring cup, what you think is 1/2 cup flour one is actually 1/2 cup minus a tablespoon on the day you’re in a hurry and 1/2 cup plus one tablespoon on the day you didn’t level off your measuring cup with a knife blade. These subtleties can adversely effect baking results.

You wouldn’t want to incorrectly measure the flour on a batch of cookies and mess those up. The horrors.

There’s also the issue of portion sizes and weighing food and many people find scales helpful for that.

Also included in this giveaway is a free email consultation with a nutritionist on the SlimKicker team.

If you’d like to enter to win the digital kitchen scale and a free email consultation with a nutritionist comment below to enter.

1. Tell me what SlimKicker challenge looks like something fun that you’d like to try.

Or

Do you use a food scale? For what purpose or what would you use it for if you won?

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow LV&Y and and then tweet the following:

“I entered to win a Free Digital Kitchen Scale & Nutritionist Consultation in the @LoveVeggiesYoga @SlimKicker Giveaway http://tiny.cc/V3Fe2b”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

Facebook Like Love Veggies & Yoga

Twitter Follow SlimKicker

Pinterest Follow Me & Re-Pin Something of Mine

Instagram Follow Me

Stumble Follow LV&Y & Stumble This

or post this Giveaway on your blog

Contest ends Thursday, March 8, 2012 and winner will be chosen randomly.

Open to Continental U.S. Residents only.

   

160 Responses to “Digital Kitchen Scale & Nutritionist Consultation Giveaway”

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    Adrian W. — March 5, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    And finally, I stumbled this and am following you on StumbleUpon

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    Erica — March 5, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    I have a similar scale and LOVE it!! But…its getting old! I use it every time I bake!

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    Nadine — March 5, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    I would love a scale to measure cheese! 30 grams is a serving, the equivalent of a few dice, but who has dice around? I find it to be the most annoying thing and I never know if I’m eating one serving or 3 servings.

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    Nadine — March 5, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I like you on FB!

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    Jen — March 5, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Ooh I would definitely use that when I’m cooking for the family! Yay accurate recipes!

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    Nadine — March 5, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I follow slim kicker on twitter.

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    nadine — March 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    I twittered your give away!

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    Lisa — March 5, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    I love their advice to move during tv commercials. Great idea!

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    Lisa — March 5, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    I’ve followed you on Pinterest, and I’ve repinned so so so many recipes. Love all of your stuff!

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    Katie — March 5, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    I’d definitely use the scale. I’m always looking for health accountability and this is the true tool!

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    Ashley — March 5, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    I do not own a kitchen scale, but if I did, I would use it to bake with!

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    Laurel C — March 5, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    I’m a twitter follower!

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    Laurel C — March 5, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    I’ve actually been wanting a kitchen scale because it’s wayyyyy more accurate and I do a lot of cooking and baking

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    Laurel C — March 5, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    I’m a follower on pinterest

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    Laurel C — March 5, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    i follow them on twitter as well!

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    Laurel C — March 5, 2012 at 4:43 pm
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    Laurel C — March 5, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    i like you on Facebook!

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    Darbi — March 5, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    I have a food scale and mostly use it to measure peanut butter. Otherwise, my consumption would be out of control:)

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    Mary T — March 5, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    I would love to get my whole family to do without soda for a week. :)

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    amy marantino — March 5, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    i do use a food scale. If i win, i would give this to my Dad who is a diabetic just beginning to learn to eat properly

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    Melissa — March 5, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    I use a food scale when I look forward to recipe tasting the same every time.

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    Cara — March 5, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    I would like to measure my portions. I think if I really knew what my portions were I would be in SHOCK!!

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    kathleen — March 5, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    if I had a food scale I would get baking, and use it for all those recipes I’ve bookmarked but couldn’t make because i didn’t have a proper food scale!

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    Cara — March 5, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    I followed on twitter!

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    Cara — March 5, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    I followed and pinned on pinterest!

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    Kim — March 5, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    I would love to win the scale to use with my baking, especially macaroons

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    Paula — March 5, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    I would use a digital scale to weigh ingredients in grams for recipes that don’t also give the US equivalent.

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    Kylee — March 5, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    I haven’t used a food scale before but I have been wanting to get one and try it out for a long time!

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    Kylee — March 5, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    I facebook like you!

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    Kylee — March 5, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    I pinterest follow you!

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    cassi — March 5, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    would love a nice kitchen scale!

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    abbey — March 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    I would like to use a food scale just for baking to make sure its exact!

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    Kesha — March 5, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    I would do the plan a meal a day! It would be so helpful

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    Kesha — March 5, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    I would love some kitchen scales for all of my baking endeavors

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    Kesha — March 5, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    I follow you on twitter and tweeted this giveaway

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    Kesha — March 5, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    I likebyou on Facebook

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    Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free — March 5, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    I do not have a kitchen scale, but I really want one for my recipe development!!!

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    Kesha — March 5, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    I follow you on interest and repined your vanilla baked doughnuts

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    Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free — March 5, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    follow you on fb :D

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    ashley — March 5, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    I used to have a foodscale and LOVED it! I think it died from over use. I could def. use another one as I think I have been a bit heavy handed with my portions lately!

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    ashley — March 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm

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    ashley — March 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm

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    megan — March 5, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    Bread baking for sure

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    Sheila — March 5, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    I don’t have a kitchen scale, but i would love one to measure flour, and my portion sizes.

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    Sheila — March 5, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    Pinterest Follow

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    Aimee M — March 5, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    I think the Exercise Before Facebook challenge is brilliant. I spend too much time in front of my computer and too little time moving.

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    Aimee M — March 5, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    I like LV&Y on facebook

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    Maggie — March 5, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    I’ve never had a kitchen scale but think it would come in handy, especially with all those delicious-sounding recipes I find that are all in grams and such!

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    Maggie — March 5, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    I also like you on FB!

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    Cathy — March 5, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    I don’t own a food scale but I’d totally use it for portion control.

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