Embedding Gist into webpage Markdown
Turns out it is pretty easy to imbed an existing Gist into a Minimal Mistakes blog post. Simply write a blog post as you normally would and where you want to embed the Gist, simply add the following markdown text. The long alpha-numeric string is unique to each Gist and can be retrieved from the Gist URL.
<script src="https://gist.github.com/2d7ca4eed82764833f8d93a6fea28f15.js"> </script>
Then the embedded Gist should appear like this: