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Roasted Carrot Soup

Since Thanksgiving, I've either had company at my house, been celebrating a holiday, or traveling for work 35 days (out of 50). My eating habits (although not my exercise habits since I've been doing Daily Burn 365 every day - try it out) have been awful! On the way home from Myrtle Beach today (for work, not for pleasure - and it was freezing there! ... but the view from my room was excellent) ...

... I decided I needed to work on eating more vegetables. I need to fuel my body better if I want to be healthier and more fit. So I stopped at the grocery store to get some veggies and set out for a healthy dinner. What'd I make?

Roasted Carrot Soupadapted from here
2 lb. carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch lengths and quartered
1 jalapeno, minus the seed, cut in half
2 Tbs. olive oil
2 Tbs. unsalted butter
1 medium red onion, diced
1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger (from about 1/2-inch piece, peeled)
2-3 cups homemade or low-salt chicken broth
3 large spoonfuls of greek yogurt
1 tsp.…