Your child will eat what you offer them.
If you saddle every shared meal with the concession of boxed macaroni and cheese, you're prophesying your own demise. You don't need a safety net; it's supper, not skydiving!
You don't have to apologize for your good taste or dumb it down; share it!
The habits he's learning now are the ones he'll carry throughout his life. For his sake, choose good ones.
rosemary lamb with yogurt sauce
roasted herbed potatoes
Mixed greens with homemade ricotta and pear
Maybe a simple...
(Do you have neighbors as sweet as mine? The kind who drop off BAGS of rhubarb for your enjoyment? Bless their little hearts.)
1 c rolled oats
3/4 c brown sugar
1/2 c melted butter
Blend well, and press 1/3 into the bottom of a buttered 8x8 in pan (or individual dishes.) Top with:
3-4 cups sliced rhubarb
In a saucepan, bring to a simmer:
1 c cane sugar
1 c water
1 t vanilla extract
2 T corn starch
Pour over prepared rhubarb. Top with remaining sugar/butter/oat mixture. Bake for 45 minutes at 350.° Enjoy!