Most of you know my Brother Mark from his now world famous Brother Mark BBQ sauce found in the Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook and he is also mentioned in all of my books as my amazing partner in crime in the kitchen, and in life in general. John, myself, and the kiddos have no clue what we would do without Mark and not only is he the best brother a girl could ask for but he’s also an amazing uncle and an absolute whiz in the kitchen. Mark has been on a mission to make tamales in such a manner that allows us grain free eaters to enjoy them and I literally laughed out loud when he announced he was going to attempt a “masa” made with spaghetti squash as the base. Mark ignored my laughter and went for it. After a few tweaks, a couple of fails, and ultimately, a lot of tamales coming out of my kitchen; HE FREAKING DID IT!!!!!! I wish I could take some credit because this recipes is so legit I have a feeling that Mark’s Tamales are going to make some serious paleo waves once you all have a chance to try them. My only contribution was a tip here and there and well, I ate a lot of them….
Ok, enough rambling, go make some tamales and amaze your friends and family who sigh about how “boring” your way of life is.
(Never mind how awesome you feel, how great you look, and how absolutely delicious everything you eat actually is. These tamales will only add fuel to your paleo is awesome fire…)