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

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Sunday October 14th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Southern Fried Chicken
  • Baked Beans
  • Buttered Corn
  • Dinner Roll
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

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

Monday October 15th, 2018


Breakfast

  • Cheese Omelet
  • Toast
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Hot or Cold Cereal
  • Choice of Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Lunch

  • Beef Fajitas
  • Grilled Onions and Peppers
  • Guacamole
  • Cornbread Muffin
  • Cherry Orchard Bar
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Italian Ravioli with Sauce
  • Creamed Spinach
  • Herb Bread
  • Glazed White Sheet Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Tuesday October 16th, 2018


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
  • Dinner Roll
  • Cranberry Chiffon Pie
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

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

Wednesday October 17th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo
  • Garlic Breadstick
  • Caramel Cheesecake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Swiss Tuna Melt
  • Spiced Sweet Potato Spears
  • Savory Peas
  • Berry Brownie
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Thursday October 18th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Paprika Baked Turkey Breast
  • Baked Butternut Squash
  • Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
  • Dinner Roll
  • Warm Winter Lemon Cake
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Classic Meat Loaf
  • Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
  • Seasoned Carrots
  • Creamy Gelatin
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Friday October 19th, 2018


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

  • Savory Pork Stew over Diced Potatoes
  • Sweet Potato Biscuit
  • Apple Custard Square
  • Choice of Beverage

Dinner

  • Turkey Pot Pie
  • Garden Salad
  • Frosted Angel Food Cake
  • Milk
  • Coffee/Tea/Decaf

Saturday October 20th, 2018


Breakfast

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

Lunch

  • Tomato Swiss Steak
  • 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).