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

Sunday May 20th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Slow Roasted Spiced Pork
  • Glazed Acorn Squash
  • Peas and Pearl Onions
  • Fruit Cobbler
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Turkey Stir Fry
  • Savory Brown Rice
  • Mini Egg Rolls
  • Rice Krispie Bar
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday May 21st, 2018


Breakfast

  • Huevos Rancheros
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Crunchy Ranch Chicken
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Buttered Spinach
  • Orange Pineapple Ambrosia
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Ham and Cheese on Croissant
  • Potato Chips
  • Cucumber Onion Salad
  • Oatmeal Raisin Cookie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday May 22nd, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Beef Chili
  • Garden Salad
  • Cornbread Muffin
  • Pineapple Upside-down Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Alfredo Vegetable Pizza
  • Herb Baked Tomato
  • Marinated Cauliflower with Crisp Greens
  • Lemon Crumb Square
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday May 23rd, 2018


Breakfast

  • Chef’s Omelet
  • Blueberry Muffin
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Scalloped Turkey
  • Egg Noodles
  • Zucchini with Red Peppers
  • Coconut Cream Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Roast Beef Au Jus
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Green Beans
  • Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday May 24th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Cheese Quesadilla
  • Black Beans and Rice
  • Fiesta Corn
  • Chocolate Layer Dessert
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • BBQ Pork’n Slaw Sandwich
  • BLT Pasta Salad
  • Baked Beans
  • Blueberry Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday May 25th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Stuffed French Toast
  • Breakfast meat of choice
  • Banana Half
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Homestyle Beef Stew
  • Salad Greens with Orange
  • Bread or Roll
  • Apple Brown Betty
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Honey Basil Chicken
  • Orzo with Vegetables
  • Seasoned Beets
  • Sherbet Cup
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday May 26th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Beer-Battered Fish
  • Lyonnaise Potatoes
  • Sautéed Broccoli Florets
  • Frosted Spice Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Roasted Pit Hame
  • Hawaiian Rice
  • Squash Tomato Bake
  • Mocha Brownie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Always Available Menu


Classic Cheeseburger

All beef patty on bun with American, lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle.


Traditional Ham & Swiss or Savory Turkey & Cheddar

Smoked sliced ham or turkey & Swiss or Cheddar cheese on wheat with lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle on side.


Ultimate BLT

Fresh sliced tomatoes on green lettuce leaf with crispy bacon on white.


Classic Grilled Cheese

Melted American cheese on skillet-cooked buttered white.


Chef Salad

Shredded lettuce with turkey, ham, egg, veggies & shredded cheddar.


Sides

French Fries, Lay’s Potato Chips, Garden or Vegetarian Chef Salad, & Soup (Campbell’s Chicken Noodle or Creamy Tomato).