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Simplify Blender Recipes with a Kitchen Scale

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Did you receive a blender as a gift this holiday season? Do you already have a blender and you’re looking for more excuses to use it?  Use a kitchen scale to simplify blender recipes and discover more uses for your blender. Great news! Your blender is good for making more than milkshakes on warm summer days and post-workout protein …

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Holiday Recipes Roundup: 84 Recipes from Drinks to Desserts

Escali's Holiday Recipe Roundup

Plan the perfect holiday gathering with 84+ recipes for everything from appetizers and drinks to casseroles and cookies. The key to a successful holiday gathering is family. Getting everyone together, reminiscing on years past and gossiping about the year ahead is what makes the holidays great. Though family should be the focus, food is usually the main …

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Tips for Using a Bathroom Scale the Right Way

Tips for Using a Bathroom Scale

Most people do not give their bathroom scale much thought.  You step on, and you step off.  However, it is a sensitive instrument designed to measure slight changes in your body; even if you do not notice them. There are many variables both inside and outside of your body, which can affect their accuracy. Fluctuations …

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Escali SmartConnect Integrates with UP by Jawbone™

Escali SmartConnect integrates with UP by Jawbone

Escali SmartConnect™ users may now send meal log and body weight measurements to their UP by Jawbone™ user profiles.  This announcement makes the Escali SmartConnect Kitchen Scale the first kitchen scale to connect with the popular Jawbone application. UP by Jawbone is a wristband and app system that helps you learn things about yourself and …

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Keep your scales happy: A guide to digital scale care.

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Digital scales are instruments of precision and should be handled with extreme care. Here are a few tips to keep a digital scale functioning properly. Use the scale on a hard, level and even surface. Inconsistent and soft surfaces will cause inaccurate measurements. Ensure the scale is on a stable, vibration free surface.  If the …

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Alton Brown uses an Escali kitchen scale.

Alton Brown uses an Escali scale.

In a recent Twitter post, celebrity chef Alton Brown announced that he uses an Escali Arti digital scale in his home kitchen.  Brown is currently the host of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen and has a been featured on past TV shows such as Good Eats, Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef, Feasting on Asphalt …

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Clean Eating: The Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet Salmon

The Paleolithic Diet, also known as the Paleo Diet or the Caveman Diet, is the latest nutritional plan to gain popularity that takes us back…way back…to the roots of our earliest ancestors that lived during the Paleolithic period tens of thousands years ago. The diet & lifestyle plan is based on the presumed ancient diet …

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Start prepping for those New Year’s resolutions…today!

Thins sandwich

It’s time to start prepping for your best. year. yet…2014! As many already know, with a new year, comes many new promises to make  changes for the year ahead in forms of New Year’s resolutions. Some of the most popular resolutions include losing weight and eating better, but many of us (though we start out …

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FDA Ban on Trans Fat

Trans fat in chips

Last week, it was announced that the Food and Drug Administration banned the use of trans fats in the food industry. The FDA condemned the artificial fat as a ‘threat to public health.’ This announcement has brought up a lot of questions regarding the ban such as: What are trans fats and why are they …

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November–National Diabetes Month

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  November officially marks the beginning of National Diabetes Month. The importance of this month revolves around spreading awareness, funds and support for those who are dealing with the daily burdens that come with this disease. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Diabetes affects 25.8 million people of all ages in …

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