Category: Blog

Spring Roll Salad

I love a new recipe and is one of my favorite websites to find something healthy to make. This is a quick, weeknight meal, that you can prep the veggies and protein for in advance. I used shrimp, but tofu, ground chicken, or thinly sliced steak, would all be great too. Hope you enjoy! … Continued

The Value of Businesses Offering Identity Theft Benefits to Employees

With the recent increase in identity theft, both individuals and businesses are recognizing the importance of protecting personal information. In this digital age, employers have a unique opportunity to support their employees by offering identity theft benefits. These benefits enhance employee peace of mind, strengthen loyalty, and contribute to long-term employee retention. What are identity … Continued

Fresh and Easy Broccoli Slaw

It’s official… spring is here and with summer-like temperatures forecasted for Friday, my family has grilling outside on our to-do list. This broccoli slaw recipe is a favorite to serve alongside anything grilled, and it’s quick and easy to make. Hope you will enjoy this family favorite! Ingredients¬† 1 large crown of broccoli, chopped into … Continued

Health Insurance Relief Extended for Maine Small Businesses

The Maine Small Business Health Insurance Premium Relief Program took effect in November 2021. The program was created to lower the cost of health insurance for small businesses and their employees. It was recently announced that the program will be extended through July 31, 2023. Here are some important details you need to know about … Continued

Billing for Additional Services During Routine Exams

I receive many calls throughout the year from customers questioning charges on their medical bills for annual exams. While an annual exam with your primary care provider (PCP) is typically covered in full as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) guidelines, PCP offices may bill for additional charges if something other than routine care … Continued

Chicken and White Bean Chili

A warm, hearty soup for this cold, snowy weather we have been experiencing lately! Adding chicken and greens adds a healthy twist to traditional chili. I hope you enjoy it! Ingredients: 2 T olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 lbs. ground chicken 1 t salt, plus more for seasoning 2 … Continued

Meet the Sara(h)s!

If within the last year, you have thought to yourself… there seem to be a lot of Sara(h)s that work at Acadia Benefits… you are correct, there are! We’ve recently tripled our Sara(h) roster and thought it would be fun to share more about what we do and a little more about each of us. … Continued

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

This is an easy recipe that you can prepare for a healthy snack on the go. The bites are quick to put together and you can store them for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. Pop a few in your lunchbox, great for after school, or have them as a sweet treat after dinner. … Continued

Creating a Happier and Healthier Workforce

The beginning of a new year provides many with a fresh start and an opportunity for change. Whether big or small, I am sure you or someone you know has the resolution to build a new habit or accomplish a goal in 2023. As an employer, the start of this year is a great time … Continued

Tips from Sara: New Year, New Insurance

The start of a new year is a great time to review your health insurance plan and make sure you’re getting the most out of it. Here are a few tips to help you maximize your coverage and save money on healthcare costs in the coming year: Understand your plan: Make sure you know what … Continued