With moving my site off of Wordpress, I landed on Jekyll, but wanted to add an RSS feed option. Here is a simple way, without plugins.
One of its example Generator plugins for Jekyll is their jekyll-feed plugin, used as a reference for those creating similar style file generation. Since I am Gemfile less currently, I really didnt want to add another configuration item, and it dawned on me…just build the RSS feed using templates and liquid!
Below is an example of just that, a template for atom 2.0 formatted post list.