Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, and cook pasta until al dente. Drain and reserve 1 cup of the pasta water.
While pasta is cooking, mince garlic.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes, ensuring that the garlic doesn't burn.
Toss in the drained, cooked pasta along with salt. Gently stir to combine.
Add in reserved pasta water if needed to loosen the noodles. *You likely won't need it all.
Garnish with fresh parsley and vegan parmesan cheese if adding.
*Get creative with this recipe and add in your favorite vegetables or vegan protein sources. Ideas listed in the post above. *See post for notes about Top 8 Allergy Free variation and other vegetable suggestions**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates.