Minimalist is a wrapper of mrclay/minify which integrates it into Laravel's View engine.
composer update to pull down the latest version of Minimalist. Now open up
app/config/app.php and add the service provider to your
'providers' => array( 'Itrulia\Minimalist\MinimalistServiceProvider', )
Rename your View file to NAME.blade.min.php, it is enough if you rename your layout file.