1 pound fresh peeled carrots (grated, about 4 cups)
1/4 cup raisins or currants
1/4 cup diced dried apricots
1/4 cup sliced dates (preferably Medjool)
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/4 cup minced fresh mint
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
3 tablespoons almond or canola oil
1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
1 teaspoon honey or agave syrup
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  pinch red pepper flakes (or to taste)