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Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Anyone who knows me has heard about “my good friend Deb.”  I get all my best recipes from her and back when I hosted dinner parties  (remember those days!), and someone would ask about how I made a meal, I would always say the recipe was from “my good friend Deb.”  Deb, in fact, is … Continued

Is My Health Plan Competitive?

It’s the time of year when many businesses start preparing for upcoming employee benefit plan renewals.  Your benefit advisor should be presenting you with options including different plan types from a variety of carriers.  Knowing what’s available in the marketplace to you and your employees is important.  But even more valuable is the ability to … Continued

Broccoli Slaw

A quick and easy side dish to serve with any meal.  My family loves this broccoli slaw! Ingredients  1 large crown of broccoli, chopped into bite size pieces 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 red onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup low-fat, plain yogurt 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise 2 T apple cider vinegar … Continued

Top Health Plan Types in Northern New England

Since its inception 15 years ago, Acadia Benefits has participated in the United Benefit Advisors (UBA’s) Annual Health Plan Survey.  Now the nation’s largest independent health plan survey, the results not only analyze hundreds of large employers, but also study thousands of small and middle market groups, across all regions, sizes and industries.  While this … Continued

Today We Celebrate 30!

July 1st, 1990, Acadia Benefits filed paperwork to incorporate.  Today we officially turn 30!  With most of our team working remotely, and all that is happening in the world, we look forward to celebrating in-person when it’s safe to be together again.   30 years in business is a lot to commemorate!  Until then, a sincere … Continued

Fresh Corn Salad

My family has been enjoying the warm weather lately and spending lots of time outside.  Which of course means grilling!  This quick and easy salad is one of my go to recipes.  Serve this fresh corn salad with any protein you are grilling and voila… dinner is served! Ingredients 5 ears of corn, in husk … Continued

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup with Kale

This recipe is from EatingWell… a favorite of mine for quick and healthy recipes!  I made this last week and served along side the homemade bread we made during out weekly team get together.  Learn more about the bread baking recipe and our fun photos can be found here – Acadia Benefits Bread Baking! Ingredients: … Continued

Introducing the Acadia Benefits Bread Bakers!

Our Acadia Benefits team, like many, is challenged with keeping in touch with each other in our new virtual work environment.  It is important now, more than ever, that we have those moments to connect with each other outside of business related conversations.  When we started working from home, one of things that we implemented … Continued

Resources for Returning to Work

Like many of you, we are starting to discuss the logistics of opening our office and welcoming team members back to our physical space again.  We were fortunate to quickly move our team to a virtual work environment 8 weeks ago and while there were a few bumps along the way, overall things went pretty … Continued

Welcome Jack!

Acadia Benefits is excited to announce the addition of Jack Kennedy to our team as a Benefit Analyst.  Jack is a native Mainer and joins us with previous experience as a Claims Adjuster in the insurance industry. Why did you join the Acadia Benefits Team? “Employee benefits are an integral part of a company’s success and … Continued

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