Smoked 21 years; i done more research on it, they will enter regular rotation. I have problem sleeping because i feel like having sorethroat and flu every night but im alright during the day. Friendly snack ideas, i was ready to go under the knife if there was a procedure that would cure my migraines and though botox isn’t a cure by any means I have went from 20 migraines a month to maybe 1 every 3 months.
Thanks so much for this recipe. I recommend looking for potatoes on the smaller side if you can, thanks for sharing this one!
The first week after I quit, i work on a computer all day and as soon as it hits around 3 o clock it is agony to look at the screen. I was still extremely I’ll with headaches that dropped me to my knees. For all of those people out there that say you shouldn’t eat too many potatoes I say PHOOEY! I find it interesting that not many people posting here seem to be having the same type of headache as you and I, just a perfect side dish!
Best Potatoes I’ve ever had In My Life! Any ideas on how cutting the boiled potato in half before crushing would work to make more servings?
So easy but something I never would have thought of on my own. I don’t want to cave in to smoking again, but sometimes the pain is unbearable and I wonder if I smoked again if my head would feel better? I can smoke two packs a day on a bad day so I need some encouraging words and I can’t encourage anyone if they need it. Iv been to several Dr’s as well.
Be sure to get plenty of rest and keep hydrated. Will trying more exercise and drinking more water. I’m beginning to think that ex-smokers may actually need less sleep then when they are smoking.
I quit after 60 years of smoking. There is a Physical Difference Between Wanting to Smoke and Craving One. I sure don’t want to rely on anything external to get a natural, good night’s sleep. I used some guacamole with extra lemon juice instead.
I’m no doc not even close. Is it my throat repairing itself? Definitely making it to my Go To list! You can usually find it near the other dairy-free chilled items in the grocery store.
Keep fighting the good fight. Sorry I couldn’t have better news! I have gone cold turkey and never want to go through this again. Making your lasagna with cashew cheese for family tomorrow.
So funny, glad it was still enjoyed! Gonna have to try out that aoli.
I can’t wait to try it! And anything with avocado is automatically amazing! I had a continuous headache in my left side of head.
I started cutting back from 10 or 12 cigarettes a day to 4 sigarettes a day in the past month and that has already been a struggle. I bought your cookbook for my daughter, and she loves it!
Crispy potatoes are the best and I love aioli! Big hit and I will be making them again. They don’t last nearly long enough!
Thank you for being so fabulous! I’m on day two of quitting. I just quit 10 days ago and I feel SOOOO BAAAAD!
I didn’t stop and get a pack on my way home thanks to the rain and I’m not really craving one yet. My family devoured these for our Christmas dinner today!
I am going to make these to bring to a dinner tonight, trying to figure out how to serve with the aioli. You have one lucky baby!
Ten Risks That May Lead to a Smoking Relapse. Would a splash of non-dairy milk thin it too much?
Now my only question is. I’ve been trying to quit smoking and the last time I smoked was 2 cigarettes 5 days ago. Can’t wait to see how everything turns out! I found some relief in caffeine.
Oh my gosh, these look amazing! Try using medical marijuana to help you get through sleepless nights.
It could be the extra oxygen too as the carbon monoxide leaves. Quit Smoking Side Effects Timeline. I don’t just get headaches but other types of physical changes as well.
I cant run every day but I do exercise which during so, I wont have any headache at all. Ask your doctor for more details.
Made me happy, thought it might make you happy too! Really you want me give up coffee now too next it will be alcohol then meat then I’m sure there will be problem with sex. These would be SO good! Thanks for the sweet comment, Courtney!
I loved it so much I bot your cookbook, but couldn’t find this recipe in it? I’ve been a longtime reader and LOVE your recipes even though I don’t eat vegan. I didn’t have parsley so served it with cilantro which worked very well. Thanks for the great recipes and keep them coming Angela!
I hope these things get better because I really do not ever want to smoke again but I hate feeling terrible. I even went to Md thinking it was a sinus infection. The garlic aioli is such a great idea, never thought of it. Can’t wait to make these!
This is because nicotine speeds up the half life of caffeine, causing it to leave the body quicker. I could not find any credit given to you. I smoked close to 20 years and averaged a pack every 2-3 days.
Yup, that’s right, we’re getting fancy pants up in here. I am positive about the journey of not smoking just waiting for a new normal that i can deal with daily. They want to put me on hormones, but I refuse as people do not get much relief from sintetic hormones, I will be looking out for natural ones. Fatigue is pretty much gone also.
Zombie all day but bit clearer late afternoon. I love all your recipes, but just made this one tonight and OMG were they good!
Skip the parchment paper for this recipe, as an oiled baking sheet with produce crispier potatoes. I’m on my 9th week of non-smoking. It’s not uncommon to hear of people struggling to find sleep when they stop smoking.
I went 10 days without smoking and I tore off the patch because after 10 minutes of putting it on my arm started going numb and I was feeling pretty good. I love eating potatoes cooked this way!
Smoked a pack to 2 a day for almost 20 years. In meanwhile, the 2nd day and 4th day I had a good amount of sleep. One warning I read regarding jaw and neck pains along with swelling of glands in the throat was a wake-up call regarding the affect smoking has on the thyroid gland.
I grabbed the chipotle version and it was so darn good! I quit smoking two weeks ago and my headaches are slowly going away.
I have noticed I have heart palpitations, chest burning, and dizziness. I’ve been taking fresh ginger and turmeric and it helps a ton! Who would eat potatoes any other way after this.
I struggled with deciding on a good main dish to serve it with, though. Or is it best to pick another recipe? I liked the results of cutting the potatoes in half and then smashing them.
I am definitely going to try this! Although I know you do not eat eggs, I could see a fried egg being a nice addition as well. Every ones body reacts differently in some way to quitting. They want to keep treating me for high BP and I want to know what’s causing he BP to be up.
Sorry not trying to tell you what to do just trying to help. Yes, I realize aioli is a mayo condiment but I don’t like mayo. I need help to cope with this headache. I also have family history of migranes which I get on regular basis, but never 1 side of head and never this long.
I’m trying to give my head stuff another week before I go see docs. When the potatoes are fork tender, drain in a colander and cool for 5 minutes or so. Soft and crispy all at the same time.
Let me tell you, I made these last night for my family of transitioning meat eating men with stuffed mushrooms and kale ceasar salad, and was told it was my best vegetarian meal yet! Nothing crazy like pills, the person I spoke to suggested trying a soda or coffee.
I didn’t have vegan mayonnaise so I used a little bit of almond milk instead, but it didn’t make too much of a difference as far as I could tell. The first week after I quit, I suddenly had my first panic attack. I’ve have mild headaches but I feel more dizzy and a bit nauseated.