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 17th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Baked Ham with Raisin Sauce
  • Skillet Fried Potatoes
  • Peas and Carrots
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Blueberry Cornmeal Cobbler
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken Caesar Sandwich
  • Garlic Steak Fries
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  • Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday Nov 18th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Beef Soft Taco
  • Spanish Style Beans
  • Fiesta Corn
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  • German Chocolate Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Braised Beef Brisket
  • Oven Roasted Red Potatoes
  • Southern Creamy Coleslaw
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Apple Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday Nov 19th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Cornmeal Crusted Chicken
  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Buttered Carrots
  • Bread of Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Zucchini Bread
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Hamburger Stroganoff
  • Buttered Broccoli
  • Breadstick
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  • Caramel Pears
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday Nov 20th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Open-Faced Roast Turkey
  • Sandwich with Gravy
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Seasoned Spinach
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  • Peach Banana Dessert
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken Alfredo with Noodles
  • Italian Green Beans
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  • Spice Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday Nov 21st, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Grilled Hamburger Steak
  • Dill Potatoes
  • Mixed Vegetables
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  • Mocha Brownie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Beef Cheese Soup
  • Deli Ham Sandwich
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  • Cheesecake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday Nov 22nd, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Garlic Roasted Chicken
  • Baked Sweet Potato
  • Buttered Cauliflower
  • Bread of Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Fruited Gelatin with Topping
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Philly Steak with Peppers
  • and Onions
  • Onion Rings
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  • Orange Sherbet
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday Nov 23rd, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Herbed Pot Roast
  • Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Peas
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Vanilla Cream Dessert
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Marinated County Style Ribs
  • Potato Wedges
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Sugar 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).