One of the biggest, most common mistakes her mom clients make when packing school lunches is forgetting about major food groups. But if your little ones are playing an active role in helping to decide what they'll have, they'll be more likely to eat it. You know that if you load your kids' lunch boxes with too much sugar they'll crash by mid-afternoon. Who says you can't turn that delicious, whole grain veggie pasta you had for dinner last night into a delicious, cold pasta salad for your kid's lunch? Bento Box PerfectionLisa Leake of 100 Days of Real Food has a ton of school lunch ideas on her site for quick inspiration.