Review: GoPicnic Tuna & Crackers - Celiac Disease
May 28 2011

Review: GoPicnic Tuna & Crackers

Just recently I had the pleasure of sampling & reviewing the Tuna & Crackers GoPicnic meal.  I have been hearing about the GoPicnic meals for a while, yet I had never had the opportunity to try them. 


I was saving the meal for a time when I needed a fairly substantial meal on-the-go that didn’t require refrigeration.  That time presented itself the other day.  I loved that I didn’t have to keep the meal cold before hand – I simply opened the meal up and started to eat it. 

The Tuna & Crackers included:

  • GoPicnic Lemon Pepper Tuna Spread – Great taste, but I didn’t care for the texture – it was smooth, like it had been pureed.  I prefer chunkier tuna. 
  • Crunchmaster Multi-Seed Crackers – Excellent!  I love these crackers and they were a perfect compliment to the tuna.
  • Sweet Perry Orchards Trek Trio Fruit & Nut Mix – Great tasting trail mix, but while the ingredient list says “almonds”, there was 1.  It should have been called “peanuts & raisins”. 
  • Sweet Perry Orchards Natural Applesauce  – Great tasting & great texture.  Perfect serving size, too!
  • Terra Nostra Dark Chocolate Square – Organic 60% dark chocolate – hard to go wrong.  I loved this!!  Excellent way to finish off my meal.

The meal had 330 calories, 9 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber.  While I did add some fresh veggies and cherries to my meal, I felt that I was adequately full from the meal.  I have a pretty good appetite and eat fairly big meals and this was enough to satisfy me.  That being said, I was hungry a few hours later, but that is just how I am.  The meal was great for getting some nutrition, safely. 

The Tuna & Crackers meal costs $4.99 and while that may seem a little high, when you are considering that it is a full meal, it is pretty reasonable.  I think that keeping these on hand for traveling or emergency situations where you may be unsure if there is something safe to eat is a great idea!!  Go Picnic has many other gluten-free options to boot!  Here are a few of those options:

  • Hummus & Crackers
  • Steak Nuggets & Cheese
  • Turkey Stick & Crunch
  • Turkey Pepperoni & Cheese

GoPicnic products can be purchased online on their site or on  Take care when ordering, as not all of their products are gluten-free.  Amazon sells them in pack of 6 and if you sign up for “Subscribe & Save” you can get 15% off.  This is a great option for those who know they like the meal they want to order and want to stock up.  This would be a great way to start an “Emergency Survival Kit” to have on hand for these nasty storms that a lot of the country has been dealing with. 

**I received the product reviewed here free of charge.  The opinions here are mine and have not been influenced by anyone or anything. 

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Kyle Eslick is the founder of Gluten Free Media, as well as the creator of the popular Celiac Support Groups page. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+!


  1. Barb says:

    I had the hummus and cracker meal for lunch on a car trip. It was good and filled me up. However, my dark chocolate bar said it was processed on equipment that processes wheat so I did not eat it. That was really disappointing! I would buy the meal again due to its convenience and nutrition. It would be great on an airplane.

    • Barb – Yes, I saw that. 🙁 I did eat mine and didn’t have any issues, but it would be nice if they included something that was certified gluten-free. There are plenty of chocolate products out there…Enjoy Life and Dagoba are just 2 that I can think of off the top of my head.

  2. Joan says:

    I have used these for travel. They are especially good on planes. But many of the meals are really really high in sodium so I’m trying to put my own together.


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