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
  • 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 Nov 3rd, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Creamy Garlic Chicken
  • Garlic Noodles
  • Broccoli Florets
  • Garlic Breadstick
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  • Caramel Cheesecake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Country Fried Steak
  • Brown Gravy
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Carrots
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Cookie of the Day
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday Nov 4th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Potato & Ham Omelet
  • Toast
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
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  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Savory Turkey Stew
  • Tomato Herb Rice
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Banana Bread
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Patty Melt Sandwich
  • Steak Fries
  • Creamy Coleslaw
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  • Cherry Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday Nov 5th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Beef and Cheese Burrito
  • with Lettuce and Tomatoes
  • Refried Beans
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  • Vanilla Butter Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken Parmesan with 
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Parslied Noodles
  • Buttered Broccoli
  • Garlic Bread
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  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday Nov 6th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Kielbasa
  • Garlic Roasted Potato Wedges
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Frosted Chocolate Cake
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Homestyle Beef Stew
  • Crackers
  • House Salad
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Yellow Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday Nov 7th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Country Style Scrambled Eggs
  • Toast
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Crispy Pork Stead
  • Garden Rice
  • Roasted Fresh Cauliflower
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Peach Crisp with Whip Topping
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon
  • Asparagus with Herb Butter
  • Garlic Bread
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  • Applesauce Spice Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday Nov 8th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Honey Glazed Ham
  • Country Potatoes
  • Capri Blend Vegetables
  • Bread of Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Gelatin Parfait
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Stuffed Green Peppers
  • BLT Salad
  • Herb Bread
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  • Peach Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday Nov 9th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Roast Beef with Gravy
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
  • Seasoned Peas
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Blueberry Streusel Bar
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Malibu Sandwich
  • Waffle Fries
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  • Peanut Butter Cookie
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  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Always Available Menu


Classic Cheeseburger

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

Traditional Ham & Swiss

Smoked sliced ham & Swiss on wheat with lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle on side.

Ultimate BLT

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

Conventional Grilled Cheese

The true comfort-food classic of American cheese melted inside buttered white cooked to perfection.

“Old Faithful” (Bologna and Cheese)

Hand- sliced bologna with American cheese on white.

Loaded Baker

Whole baked potato loaded with sour cream, shredded cheese, bacon, and chives.

Sides

Cottage Cheese with pineapple, Garden Salad, Lay’s Potato Chip’s, Potato Fries, & Soup (Campbell’s Chicken Noodle or Creamy Tomato).