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 Sept 8th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Meatloaf
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Corn on the Cob
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  • Choc Chip Cheesecake Bar
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Turkey Burger on a Bun
  • Garlic Steak Fries
  • Watermelon
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  • Boston Cream Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday Sept 9th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Creamy Garlic Chicken
  • Oven Roasted Red Potatoes
  • Peas and Carrots
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Lemon Drop Cookie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Caesar Salad
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  • Gelatin Parfait
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday Sept 10th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Scrambled Eggs with Ham
  • Country Gravy
  • Toast
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Beef Enchiladas
  • Refried Beans
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  • Flan with Caramel Sauce
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Seasoned Rice
  • Carrots and Onions
  • Egg Roll
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  • Spice Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday Sept 11th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Fried Egg
  • Hash Browns
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Chicken Fried Chicken
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Dill Carrots
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Strawberry Cake
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
  • Herb Green Beans
  • Garlic Bread
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  • Buttermilk Crunch Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday Sept 12th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • BBQ Brisket Sandwich
  • Potato Salad
  • Corn on the Cob
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  • Southern Red Velvet Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Hearty Chicken Stew
  • House Salad
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  • Cheesecake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday Sept 13th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Baked Salmon
  • Herb Roasted Potato Wedges
  • Buttered Broccoli
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  • Frosted Chocolate Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Malibu Sandwich
  • French Fries
  • Vinaigrette Coleslaw
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  • Peanut Butter Mousse
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday Sept 14th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Open-Faced Roast Pork
  • Sandwich with Gravy
  • Baked Sweet Potato
  • Seasoned Green Beans
  • Strawberry Cream Pie
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chef’s Burger Special
  • Onion Rings
  • Watermelon
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  • Cookie of the Day
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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).