In a 5 quart slow cooker, combine all of the ingredients except the diced ham.
Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or until peas are tender. Stir well.
Remove the ham bone and bay leaves and then stir in the diced ham.
Nutritional Estimates Per Serving (about 1-1/2 cups): 271 calories, 1.8 g fat, 44 g carbs, 17.7 g fiber, 21.2 g protein, 6 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, 2 WW SmartPoints
For a thicker, smoother soup, puree half of the soup in a blender and then return it to the soup and stir well.