Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Hearty and healing Crock Pot chicken noodle soup will warm your belly and your soul!

1 ½  lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 carrots, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, diced
½ teaspoon dried thyme
2 bay leaves
8 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Place the chicken into a 6-quart Crock Pot. Season the chicken with a little salt and pepper on both sides.
Add the carrots, celery, garlic, onion, thyme and the bay leaves to the pot. Pour in the 8 cups of chicken broth.
Cover and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or on low for 6 to 7 hours.
Remove the chicken from the pot. Using two forks shred the chicken and return to the pot.