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 December 16th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Turkey with Maple Glaze
  • Red Bliss Potatoes
  • Broccoli Polonaise
  • Dinner Roll
  • Gingerbread with Whip
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Baked Cheese Lasagna
  • Pesto Cauliflower
  • Garlic Bread
  • Lemon Square
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday December 17th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Western Omelet
  • English Muffin
  • Hash Browns
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Pork Steak Scallopini
  • Parmesan Noodles
  • Buttered Beets
  • Cranberry Orange Dessert
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Hearty Beef Stew
  • House Salad
  • Biscuit
  • Frosted Marble Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday December 18th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Pan Seared Chicken
  • Wild Rice and Cranberries
  • Seasoned Spinach
  • Brown Butter Blondie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
  • Oven Browned Potatoes
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Cherry Crisp
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday December 19th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Sausage Onion Quiche
  • Peach Bran Muffin
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • BBQ Meat Loaf
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Seasoned Succotash
  • Dinner Roll
  • Banana Cream Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Tuna Salad on Croissant
  • Lettuce, Tomato, and Onion
  • Marinated Carrots
  • Peanut Butter Cookie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday December 20th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Pork Green Chili
  • Beans and Rice
  • Cornbread Muffin
  • Blueberry Pear Cobbler
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Pot Roast with Vegetables
  • Herb Dijon Roasted Potatoes
  • Dinner Roll
  • Pumpkin Bar
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday December 21st, 2018


Breakfast

  • Blueberry Coffee Cake
  • Hard Boiled Egg
  • Breakfast Meat of Choice
  • Half Banana
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Baked Ham with Cider Glaze
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Collard Greens
  • Dinner Roll
  • Coconut Oatmeal Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Crispy Chicken Tenders
  • Potato Wedges
  • cranberry Coleslaw
  • Peach Melba Shortcake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday December 22nd, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Roast Beef Au Jus
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Buttered Peas
  • Dinner Roll
  • Rum Bread Pudding
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Autumn Pork Loin
  • Harvest Roasted Vegetables
  • Savory Green Beans
  • Dutch Apple Pie
  • 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).