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 June 17th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Citrus BBQ Chicken
  • Garden Potato Salad
  • Baked Beans
  • Summertime Coleslaw
  • Cherry Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Garden Tuna Salad Sandwich
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Marinated Vegetable Salad
  • Fruit Filled Oatmeal bar
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Monday June 18th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Country Style Scramble
  • English Muffin
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Hot or Cold Cereal

 

  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Zesty Roast Beef
  • Home Fried Potatoes
  • Savory Peas
  • German Chocolate Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Puff Pastry Turkey Pot Pie
  • Mixed Salad Greens with Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Zucchini Bread
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday June 19th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Roast Pork with Peach Sauce
  • Wild Rice Blend
  • Spring Blend Vegetables
  • S’mores Bar
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Salisbury Steak
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Skillet Green Beans
  • Vanilla Cream Pie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Wednesday June 20th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Cheddar Egg Potato Bake
  • Toast
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Cheese Quesadilla
  • Salsa & Sour Creme
  • Chile Soup
  • Tapioca with Fruit
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Garlic Parmesan Chicken
  • Spaghetti Marinara
  • Seasoned Spinach
  • Breadstick
  • Lemon Pudding w/Topping
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday June 21st, 2018


Breakfast

  • Cheese Omelet
  • Banana Muffin
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Citrus Turkey Breast
  • Bread Stuffing
  • Seasoned Broccoli
  • Cranberry Orange Dessert
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Sherry Beef Tips
  • Couscous
  • Stewed Tomatoes

 

  • Caramel Apple Bar
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday June 22nd, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Crunchy Oven Fry Fish
  • Fried Okra
  • Seasoned Beets
  • Cornbread Muffin
  • Strawberries w/Whip Topping
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Brown Sugar Baked Ham
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
  • Fruit Crisp
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday June 23rd, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Meat Loaf w/Mushroom Gravy
  • Chive Roasted Potatoes
  • Seasoned Asparagus
  • Dinner Roll
  • Frosted Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Ravioli Bake
  • House Salad
  • Herb Bread
  • Sherbet Cup
  • 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).