Dietary

Healthy and Fresh from the kitchen

Dine with us

If you’re looking for a picturesque and exceptional location for your short-term rehabilitation or long-term care needs, Forest Ridge Senior Living will exceed your highest expectations. We have highly-skilled and seasoned chefs on staff, meaning every meal you enjoy during your stay with us will be healthy and delicious. Call 719-686-6500 and ask us for more information on the entrees and outstanding meal choices you’ll be enjoying when you trust Forest Ridge Senior Living with your recovery and care, or check in with us here for our updated weekly menu.

Culinary Excellence, Starts in the Kitchen

  • Most cooks hold a culinary degree and every cook has over 20-years experience
  • Director with Master’s degree coursework in nutrition and geriatrics
  • Availability/accommodation/provision of therapeutic and mechanically altered diets
  • Five-week rotating menu reviewed and approved by Registered Dietician
  • Inclusion of resident requests, holiday meals, and resident-chosen Meal-of-the-Month
  • Fresh fruit available every day
  • Intimate dining rooms w/meal service in each neighborhood.
  • Made from scratch meals and desserts
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Sunday August 19th , 2018


Breakfast

  • Waffles
  • Breakfast Meat of Choice
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Honey Lime Pork Loin
  • Baked Sweet Potato
  • Herbed Asparagus
  • Peanut Butter Swirl Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Swedish Meatballs
  • Paprika Potatoes
  • Zucchini with Red Peppers
  • Ice Cream Cup
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday August 20th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Bacon Omelet
  • Toast
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Chicken with Mango Salsa
  • Avocado Tomato Salad
  • Fiesta Corn
  • Frosted Chocolate Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Baked Ham
  • Lentils and Vegetables
  • Creamed Spinach
  • Orange Dreamsicle Bar
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday August 21st, 2018


Breakfast

  • Blueberry Pancakes
  • Breakfast Meat of Choice
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Herb Marinated Turkey
  • Parmesan Bread Pudding
  • Savory Green Beans
  • Boston Cream Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Sloppy Joe on a Bun
  • Old Bay Fries
  • Crunchy Vegetable Salad
  • Frosted Cupcake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday August 22nd, 2018


Breakfast

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Breakfast Yogurt Fruit Parfait
  • Toast
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Egg Salad Sandwich on Rye
  • Tomato Basil Soup
  • Apricot Bar
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Tortellini with Ham and Peas
  • House Salad
  • Herb Bread
  • Sherbet Cup
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday August 23rd, 2018


Breakfast

  • Breakfast Quiche
  • Zucchini Muffin
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Pot Roast
  • Herb Red Potatoes
  • Parslied Fresh Baby Carrots
  • Triple Berry Crisp 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken Tenders
  • Steak Fries
  • Cucumber Red Onion Salad
  • Brownie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday August 24th, 2018


Breakfast

  • French Toast
  • Breakfast Meat of Choice
  • Banana Half
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Crispy Fried Fish 
  • Seasoned Succotash
  • Stewed Tomatoes
  • Frosted Carrot Cake 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Pork and Vegetable Stir Fry 
  • Savory Brown Rice
  • Mini Egg Rolls 
  • Rocky Road Pudding 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday August 25th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Biscuits
  • Sausage Gravy
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • BBQ Meat Loaf
  • Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Peas
  • Lemon Mousse
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Stuffed Shell with Sauce
  • Mixed Green Salad
  • Fruit Filled Oatmeal Bar 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Always Available Menu


Classic Cheeseburger

All beef patty on bun with American, lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle.


Traditional Ham & Swiss or Savory Turkey & Cheddar

Smoked sliced ham or turkey & Swiss or Cheddar cheese on wheat with lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle on side.


Ultimate BLT

Fresh sliced tomatoes on green lettuce leaf with crispy bacon on white.


Classic Grilled Cheese

Melted American cheese on skillet-cooked buttered white.


Chef Salad

Shredded lettuce with turkey, ham, egg, veggies & shredded cheddar.


Sides

French Fries, Lay’s Potato Chips, Garden or Vegetarian Chef Salad, & Soup (Campbell’s Chicken Noodle or Creamy Tomato).