Combine first 8 ingredients in a Ziplock bag, mix to combine. Add one cup of shredded cheese
On cooking day pour Chicken & Sauce mixture into the crock pot, cook on low for 7-8 hours, or high for 4 hours.
Using 2 forks, shred chicken, add in partially cooked pasta, and stir well. If sauce seems too think, add 1/4 cup of chicken broth.
Top with remaining 1 cup of shredded cheese. Cook 15 more minutes to allow pasta noodles to heat through and cheese to melt.
Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley if desired.