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

thumbnail of Week3Menu January 2019

Sunday January 27th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Cheese Omelet
  • Pumpkin Bread 
  • Breakfast Meat of Choice
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Baked Paprika Turkey
  • Glazed Acorn Squash 
  • Seasoned Brussels Sprouts 
  • Dinner Roll
  • Warm Winter Lemon Cake 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chef’s Choice Pizza 
  • Sauteed Zucchini
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday January 28th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Breakfast Quesadilla 
  • Hash Browns
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Chicken Fajitas
  • Spanish Rice 
  • Fiesta Blend Vegetables 
  • Sopapillas 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chili Con Carne 
  • Potato Wedges 
  • Peach Pie 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday January 29th, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Maple Ham 
  • Oven Roasted Red Potatoes 
  • Country Cabbage 
  • Soda Bread 
  • Cranberry Chiffon Pie  
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Ravioli with Vodka Sauce  
  • Tossed Salad 
  • Garlic Breadstick 
  • Glazed White Sheet Cake 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday January 30th, 2019


Breakfast

  • Breakfast Quiche 
  • Cinnamon Sugar Muffin 
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Classic Meat Loaf 
  • Cheddar Mashed Potatoes 
  • Mixed Vegetables 
  • Dinner Roll 
  • Caramel Cheesecake 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • BBQ Pulled Pork on a Bun 
  • Baked Beans 
  • Seasoned Carrots 
  • Creamy Gelatin 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday January 31st, 2019


Breakfast

  • Country Style Scramble 
  • English Muffin 
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Eggplant Parmesan 
  • Spaghetti Noodles 
  • Seasoned Spinach 
  • Garlic Bread  
  • Red Velvet Cake 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Patty Melt Sandwich 
  • Sweet Potato Wedges 
  • Savory Peas 
  • Berry Brownie  
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday February 1st, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Cajun-Style Pork
  • Dirty Rice 
  • Okra and Tomatoes 
  • Cornbread Muffin 
  • Apple Custard Square  
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Turkey Club on Whole Wheat 
  • Garden Potato Salad 
  • Marinated Cucumbers 
  • Frosted Angel Food Cake 
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday February 2nd, 2019


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Swiss Steak with Gravy 
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes 
  • Herbed Green Beans 
  • Dinner Roll 
  • Chocolate Mousse Pudding 
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Chicken and Dumplings   
  • Roasted Fresh Beets 
  • Heavenly Fruit Salad 
  • 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).