Heirloom Roasted Carrots with Dill and Greek Yogurt

Heirloom Roasted Carrots with Dill and Greek Yogurt

It finally feels like fall in LA! As the first wave of chilly weather rolled in, I rushed to the farmers market to make the ultimate dish of the season- roasted carrots.   Turns out heirloom carrots not only have distinctly different flavors, they also have quite the variance in nutrients. I love the slighly less sweet, peppery taste of the purple variety.   This yogurt, dill sauce is what really makes the recipe come together. The bright flavor of dill pairs perfectly with the tart, creaminess of greek yogurt.   Prep Time: 35 mins Serves: 3-4 Ingredients 3 bunches, heirloom carrots 3 tbsp, olive oil 1 cup, greek yogurt 1 clove, garlic, minced 1 tbsp, dill, chopped 1/2 tsp, lemon zest 1 tsp, lemon juice Sea salt and pepper to taste Preparation Peel carrots and remove excess green tops. Preheat oven to 425F.  Toss the carrots with olive oil, salt, and pepper before spreading over a large baking sheet. Roast for 30-35 minutes until tender and lightly browned. To prepare the dill sauce, combine the greek yogurt, garlic, fresh dill, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a small mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve carrots with a side of the dill...
New Music Monday: October 2014 Playlist

New Music Monday: October 2014 Playlist

One of my least favorite questions is “what type of music do you listen to?” It assumes a constrictive realm of listening and adds yet another label with which to needlessly identify. When you’re open-minded to music, and arguably to life, you will undoubtedly be blown away by talented people in all realms. This month’s playlist features a diverse range of genres- bluegrass to soulful R&B to electronic-influenced jazz. The most delightful of these new music discoveries was the songstress, Alice Smith, partner of Citizen Cope. She came out for a song at his House of Blues performance last week and sent chills down my spine with her powerful presence and voice. Smith’s latest album, She, is an absolute must-hear!   1) You Will Return- Quantic, Alice Russell 2) Can’t Do Without You- Caribou 3) Dearly Departed- Shakey Graves 4) Problem (Solved)- SBTRKT, Jessie Ware 5) Night Vision- Tennis 6) September Fields- Frazey Ford 7) Look Away- SBTRKT, Caroline Polachek 8) Want Your Feeling- Jessie Ware 9) Drive Desperate- Cold War Kids 10) Big Time Nashville Star- Shakey Graves 11) You & I (Forever)- Jessie Ware 12) Simple Science- Zero 7 13) Love Ain’t Enough- The Barr Brothers 14) Another Love- Alice Smith 15) Ocean- Alice Smith Follow me on...