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 Oct 6th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Braised Beef Tips
  • Country Potatoes
  • Whole Green Beans
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Yogurt Fruit Parfait
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Patty Melt Sandwich
  • House Salad
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  • Cookie of the Day
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday Oct 7th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Cilantro Lime Chicken
  • Black Beans
  • Cantina Corn
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Orange Mandarin Dessert
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Hot Pastrami Sandwich
  • Pickle Spear
  • French Fries
  • Creamy Coleslaw
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  • Cherry Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday Oct 8th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Autumn Pork Loin
  • Parslied Red Potatoes
  • Julienne Carrots
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Fresh Apple Cranberry Crisp
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Red Chili Beef Stew
  • Baked Potato
  • Cornbread & Butter or Margarine
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  • Frosted Brownie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday Oct 9th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Sausage Jambalaya
  • Fried Okra
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Buttermilk Crunch Cake
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Four Cheese Pasta
  • Sauteed Zucchini
  • Garlic Bread
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  • Soft Molasses Cookie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday Oct 10th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Scrambled Eggs with Onions
  • & Peppers
  • Toast
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Beef Brisket
  • Corn Chowder
  • Buttered Cauliflower
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Chocolate Eclair Dessert
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Fried Chicken
  • Cracked Black Pepper Cream
  • Gravy
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Peas
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Rainbow Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday Oct 11th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Grilled Ham Steak
  • Garlic Roasted Potatoes
  • Buttered Broccoli
  • Bread of Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Banana Bread Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Slow Cooked Ribs with
  • Potatoes & Kraut
  • Dill Carrots
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  • Pumpkin Pie with Topping
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday Oct 12th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Cranberry Glazed Turkey
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Green Beans
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
  • Apple Cake
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  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken Caesar Sandwich
  • Cream of Potato Soup
  • Bread or Roll & Butter or Margarine
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  • Chocolate Mousse with Topping
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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).