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 July 14th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Spinach, Ham, and Cheese Omelet
  • Toast
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of:
  • Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Hearty Macaroni Lunch
  • Buttered Broccoli
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Chocolate Milkshake Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Turkey Burger on a Bun
  • Creamy Coleslaw
  • Herb Roasted Potatoes
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  • Frosted Devil’s Food-cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday July 15th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Chicken Enchiladas
  • Black Beans
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  • Tres Leches Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Philly Cheese Steak
  • Sandwich
  • French Fries
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday July 16th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Herb Rubbed Pork Loin with Peaches
  • Baked Sweet Potato
  • Seasoned Roasted Veggies
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Mousse Parfait
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Italian Wedding Soup
  • House Salad
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Blueberry Lemon Trifle
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday July 17th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Beef Chili
  • Sweet Cucumber Salad
  • Cornbread & Butter or Margarine
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken Alfredo with Noodles
  • Roasted Broccoli
  • Breadstick
  • Frosted Cinnamon Brownie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday July 18th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Au Gratin Potatoes with Ham
  • Herbed Green Beans
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Fruited Gelatin with Topping
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Polish Sausage
  • Macaroni Salad
  • Dill Carrots
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  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday July 19th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Grilled Hamburger Steak
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Peas and Carrots
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Coconut Cream Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Malibu Sandwich
  • French Fries
  • Pickle Spear
  • Rocky Road Pudding
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday July 20th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Skillet Fried Potatoes
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • BBQ Chicken
  • Potato Salad
  • Buttered Corn
  • Toffee Bar
  •  
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chef’s Burger Special
  • Waffle Fries
  •  
  • Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 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).