How to Make It
Coat large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Cook carrot, celery, and garlic on low for 10 minutes, until soft. Add 2 tbsp water, and steam. Stir in spices and cook for 1 minute. Add the next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat, and simmer for 25 minutes.
Pour soup into a blender, and puree mixture until smooth. Garnish with chives and yogurt. Serve with toasted whole wheat bread.