Take this dish for example:
Let's be honest. This meal looks disgusting! However, it's pretty nutritious. We get good protein from the chicken, good nutrients and some carbohydrates from the vegetables and healthy fats from pesto. Excellent quality on the inside even though it struggles on the outside.
Hopefully, this inspires you to cook and not be disheartened by your ugly dishes. Even the ugly ones have something to bring to the table!