Halloween Won’t be Scary with these Festive Safety Tips

Farmington, CT (October 30, 2017) – Lose the tricks and keep Halloween a treat. Halloween is a fun-filled holiday where treats are unlimited and so are the potential costume ideas. According to the National Safety Council, 89% of kids participate in Halloween activities and of those children, 73% actually go door-to-door. While trick-or-treating is a fun activity, even the biggest monster …

Quick Blueberry & Banana Smoothie

For a quick potassium and antioxidant-loaded breakfast or anytime smoothie, whip up this blueberry and banana smoothie made from only 6 ingredients. The chia seeds are optional, but boast a mild nutty flavor and are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, which is believed to deliver a myriad of health benefits. Place ice cubes, banana, blueberries, yogurt, milk, and chia seeds …

EAP Workplace Absenteeism

Navigating Workplace Absenteeism

Farmington, CT (August 3, 2017) – Calling in sick happens. Injuries happen. Handling the occasional personal business during business hours also happens. Occasional absences from work are unavoidable. But when does it become more than just calling in sick? Excessive absenteeism, can present a myriad of challenges to employers. Workplace Absenteeism is recognized as the habitual pattern of absence from …

Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Why not? Made from bananas and oats, these “cookies” are loaded with fiber and potassium, so you’ll find every excuse to eat these for a snack, dessert or breakfast. Just be sure to share! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a cookie sheet with non-stick spray. Peel bananas and place into a large bowl. Using a large …

Southwest Quinoa and Black bean salad

Southwest Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Low in saturated fat and high in protein, this cool black bean quinoa screams summer with its bright colors. It makes a great appetizer with tortilla chips, as a side dish, topped over salads or over grilled chicken. Take it next summer cookout party and watch it disappear! Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Allow to slightly cool. In a …

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

This veggie-studded frittata recipe is essentially a baked omelette, but doesn’t require any flipping. A frittata may look fancy, but they’re deceptively fuss free and ready in about half an hour. They’re incredibly versatile and generally packed with a ton of protein and vitamins from the eggs and veggies. Serve up for a weekend family brunch, or pack the leftovers …