Baton Rouge food writer diagnosed with stomach cancer

Baton Rouge food writer diagnosed with stomach cancer

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Well known food writer from Baton Rouge, Holly Clegg, has announced she has stomach cancer.

Clegg made the announcement on Facebook Thursday.

And on Friday, Clegg posted for her birthday as well, saying even though she can't have cake now, she's blowing out some candles nonetheless and shared her favorite birthday cake recipe with her fans.

Clegg has written numerous cookbooks, including two with recipes for how to eat with diabetes and while battling cancer. She also has a blog that focuses on healthy eating. Her trim&TERRIFIC series has sold more than 1.5 million copies.

She has also won a myriad of awards from organizations such as the American Culinary Federation of New Orleans, USA Book News, and the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society.

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